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Cauliflower Seeds

Cauliflower seeds grow into nutritious vegetables known for their large, edible white heads and rich nutritional profile. This crop prefers full sun, thriving in well-drained, fertile soil but can tolerate partial shade, especially in warmer conditions. Cauliflower prefers the cool weather, growing best when the summer crops have finished their fruiting. Consistent care is required when growing cauliflower to produce high quality heads of this cruciferous vegetable.

Survival Garden Seeds offers cauliflower seeds accompanied by detailed planting instructions to get you started for a successful and healthy harvest. Cauliflower is a highly versatile vegetable to add to your garden, and our cauliflower seeds will yield delicious and bountiful results.

Growing Cauliflower Seeds in Your Garden

  • Enjoys full sun and cool weather
  • High in antioxidants and extremely nutritious
  • Heirloom, non-GMO seeds
  • Versatile cool weather vegetable


Cauliflower is a vegetable celebrated for its versatility. There are many benefits of cauliflower, including its adaptable flavor profile and its high vitamin C and K content. Originating from the Mediterranean, cauliflower has become a global favorite and is grown in many climates. It is suitable for growing in USDA hardiness zones 2 through 11. Cauliflower is used in many different ways, including as a meat or rice substitute, as an addition to salads, and as a side dish.


To start growing cauliflower, you can sow the seeds 4 to 6 weeks before the last fros indoors, or plant them in the garden directly in late summer. Plant the seeds ¼-½ inch deep. Cauliflower requires consistent moisture and cool temperatures for large head development. When seedlings are sturdy enough, harden off and transplant, leaving 12-18 inches between the plants.


Cauliflower plants need regular care. They prefer growing in full sunlight for the majority of the day, and the soil should be kept moist at all times. This vegetable is a heavy feeder and requires enriched soil for successful growth. Tying outer leaves over the heads prevents discoloration and sunburnt cauliflower. Harvesting can start when the heads are firm and compact. Cut the heads and keep a few leaves attached to protect them for later use.

Planting cauliflower seeds is a good way for gardeners to take up a fun challenge which will result in a rewarding harvest at the season’s end. This vegetable is used in so many different ways and retains its nutrients even when cooked! It’s great for pickling, canning, freezing, eating fresh, and even enjoying raw. Don’t let cauliflower intimidate you – with a little practice, you’ll be a pro at growing these nutritious veggies!

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