HOW TO GROW PURPLE CAULIFLOWER FROM THE STEM.


Purple Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable because it is both crunchy and mild. Purple Cauliflower belongs to the cabbage family,  and Cauliflower loves the sun but it is a cool-weather crop and thrives in specific conditions.

Purple Cauliflower has a large stem packed with nutrients, especially vitamin C And K, and supports the growth of flowers that never bloom.  Growing cauliflower from the stem is super easy and a time-saving process.  In this process, we will explain step by step the process of increasing cauliflower from the stem.

 Step By Step Process Of Growing Purple Cauliflower From The Stem

Prepare A Stem Of Cauliflower.

For growing cauliflower from the stem you just need a stem of cauliflower. You can get it from your kitchen scrap or you can buy it from the market. For preparing the stem, pick a cauliflower from the grocery shop and then cut off the head of the cauliflower. You will get a stem.


Place Stem Into a Deep Shallow Container.

Then find a deep, shallow container and add a small amount of water into the container.  Our suggestion is to add a sufficient amount of water that could not swallow the stem and you can maintain humidity with the help of a humidifier.

Place Container On The Sunny Spot.

Our suggestion is to place the container on a sunny spot where it receives 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight. Place the container on a partial or full sunny spot so that it grows best and gives you healthy and flashy cauliflower.


Transfer Your Plant Into Garden.

After one to two weeks, you will notice that the growth of new leaves starts and you will notice roots will start developing. Once you will notice that new roots and leaves will start developing you can transfer your plant into the garden.

Ideal Soil For Growing Cauliflower.

The ideal soil for growing cauliflower is rich, moist, and well-draining soil, and the pH is between 6.0 to 7.0. Cauliflower needs compost, and manure to supply organic nutrients so you can apply all-purpose fertilizer.


Ideal Temperature For Growing Cauliflower.

Cauliflower is a cool-weather vegetable and the ideal temperature for growing cauliflower is between 60 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit. But not higher than 75 degrees Fahrenheit because cauliflower is more sensitive to heat than other crops.

Mulching.

Mulching keeps the soil moist and cool and is important for the proper growth of plants so that changes in the environment may affect your plant but mulching protects your cauliflower plant from environmental fluctuation.


 Add Fertilizers.

For the proper growth of your cauliflower plant, you can apply nitrogen-rich organic fertilizers such as Fish Emulsion. As cauliflower is a heavy feeder and needs nitrogen-rich liquid fertilizers for proper growth. Because of insufficient nutrients, your cauliflower leaves may turn yellow to avoid yellowing of leaves and add fertilizers to your cauliflower plant properly. 

You can also apply all-purpose fertilizer. take one cup of all fertilizer and then pour it into a five-liter gallon and fill it with water until it is full then mix and apply to your plant. apply it after every two weeks for the better growth of your plant when buds start forming you can skip it. Then you can apply fertilizers after every two weeks. it will give you maximum yield so that you can enjoy fresh cauliflower from your garden whenever you want.

As a source of organic fertilizers, you can also throw your kitchen scrap in your pot, throw egg shells, or you can also throw useless vegetables or cow dunks they will provide all the essential nutrients to your plant which are necessary for the proper growth.


Pesticides And InsecticidesAttack.

Stink bugs, powdery mildew, thrips, cabbage maggots, and cabbage loopers may attack your plant. You can use insecticides for killing insects. For killing Pests you can use pesticides, and for killing weeds you can use killers.


Harvesting.

Cauliflower takes up to three to five months for proper growth but the growth rate and time taken by the cauliflower to become mature are totally dependent upon variety and weather conditions.

Your cauliflower is ready to harvest after 3 to 5 months. You can harvest cauliflower and you can use cauliflower for making salad and several dishes.

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