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Di Sicilia Violetto Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea (Botrytis) 'Di Sicilia Violetto'
When to Sow:
Ease of Germination:
Traditional cauliflower, or
, of eastern Sicily, particularly in the area of Catania. The compact heads turn to a beautiful violet hue in autumn. The colour is due to the accumulation of anthocyanins which turn to a rich green when cooked. Raw or cooked, the sweet mild taste is
! Even after the main head is cut, it keeps on producing numerous side shoots that are just as tasty. This is an heirloom variety that will easily become a favourite. Typically planted in the summer for late fall harvest, and in milder areas, it will often come back to produce more shoots in the spring. 100 days.
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