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Cauliflower not heading up..

Postby abrogard » Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:15 pm

These cauliflowers have been in for months in Murray Bridge South Australia.

Just one has headed and they seem to be hard, small flowers like I got in a previous year on a stunted plant.

I thought they were going well. The leaves are okay, aren't they?

Is this the way caulies grow, just wait on and they'll get there?

Or is the planting fatally spoiled somehow?

Anyone got the clues on caulies?

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Re: Cauliflower not heading up..

Postby gardenlen » Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:21 am

all you can do is wait and see, mulch them heavily keep root runs damp and cool, bit early up here but our seedling looking good for a good crop.

maybe do another planting as well, the leaves look healthy, we only grow the regular large variety app' 140 days to pick never had any luck with the mini's

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Re: Cauliflower not heading up..

Postby abrogard » Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:05 pm

Well thanks for that, Len. Is that a small variety I've got?

Will do as you say. I've been thinking of putting super phosphate down...

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Re: Cauliflower not heading up..

Postby gardenlen » Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:39 am

i got no idea what sort you have you are best equipped to provide that information, i was just saying my experiences, the over hybridized ones are not for me.

up to you whether you sue fertilisers or not, we don't ever use fertilisers, just good mulching mostly with sugar cane mulch, or spoilt hay's, and urine with dish water some laundry water, our plants do well on that routine.

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