Brassica Oleracea botrytis
This is an original Heirloom Italian strain of romanesco cauliflower. This has a rich, nutty taste, with a lime green spiraled head sure to cause a sensation on any table. A bit longer to harvest, and worth the wait.
Growing instructions: Start seed indoors 4-5 weeks before last frost in pots, or sow directly into the garden after danger of serious frost has passed. Cauliflower seed is more sensitive to the cold than its cabbage-family relatives. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch of fine soil. Once plants are two to three inches tall, thin to space plants 18 - 24 inches apart. Transplant indoor started seedlings after hardening off and danger of serious frost has passed. 7 to 10 day germination time. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.