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09 Jun 16 Margaret Thomas (Australia - temperate climate)
I grow cauliflower from plants & they take forever to form a head. The outside leaves are big green & healthy.Does it help if i tie the leaves together before a head forms?
17 Feb 17 Mike (Australia - temperate climate)
It might be a sign of high nitrogen content in your garden bed. That would explain large leaves and little main head growth. I had the same issue and started feeding with compost tea using a sprayer , had very good results after the change.
17 Jun 16 Steve (Australia - temperate climate)
Same here Margaret, if you find out please let me know.
26 Jun 16 lee (Australia - arid climate)
and me ! watching with interest on how others get get lovely big heads on their cauli's.
11 Jul 16 The Smiling Platypus (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Hey guys, Maybe too much nitrogen?? Have you tried potash??
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