Cauliflower 'Panther F1'
This is a substitute for ‘Vitaverde’ which wasn't available at time of printing. Panther is a vigorous grower with an attractive, green curd.
Days from sowing : 90 Season : Autumn and winter. Both heat and cold tolerant. Sow seed from August until late February.
When to sow: Late spring until early autumn
Where to sow: In a seed tray, pots or garden seed bed
Depth to sow: 1/2cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants 45cm Between rows 60 to 80cm
Directions: If grown under cover when the first two true leaves appear harden the seedlings off by taking them outside on a cool cloudy day. Keep watered. When the seedlings are 6-8cm tall plant in the garden. First remove the seed leaves (cotyledons) and plant up to the first set of true leaves. Water in. If seed is planted in outside seed beds transplant when seedlings are 6-8cm tall.