Miniature cauliflower

Rooftop gardening
February 22, 2013



I'm always looking for something new to grow, and this fall I bought some snowball cauliflower seeds, suitable for the production miniature harvests.

Mini cauliflowerThe mini cauliflowers are gorgeus, they would be perfect for the miniatures lunch I had last year.

In the pots mini cauliflower grows to a size of 5-6 cm, then its growth stops, but the Snowball cauliflower on earth usually grows up to 15 cm.


Mini turnipThis autumn I've grown another miniature plant, mini turnips, curiously a variety of the same name (snowball).
Maybe the weather was too dry, but this plant disappointed me, turnips didn't grow and were small and elongated.

This post joins to Harvest Mondays.



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