Friday, 3 August 2012

Cauliflower "Violet Sicilian"


Cauliflower 'Violet Sicilian' syn. Cavolfiore di Sicilia Violetto
 
Brassica oleracea Botrytis Group
Seeds came from Green Harvest 
Seedlings planted 25 Mar 12 from seed planted 26 Jan 12
Grown in a Wicking Bed full of hard working composting worms. 
Topped up when half grown with Alpaca poo from a friends farm.
A high mineral content is responsible for the colour. 
For full colour impact it's best eaten raw as the colour turns green when cooked.
Harvested 3 Aug 2012
Weight 566g

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