Cauliflower Care In Pots: Can You Grow Cauliflower In A Container

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Can you grow cauliflower in a container? Cauliflower is a large vegetable, but the roots are surprising shallow. If you have a container wide enough to accommodate the plant, you can definitely grow this tasty, nutritious, cool-season veggie. Read on to learn about container gardening with cauliflower. How to Grow Cauliflower in Pots When it comes to growing cauliflower in containers, the first consideration, obviously, is the container. A large pot with a width of 12 to 18 inches and minimum depth of 8 to 12 inches is adequate for one plant. If you have a larger pot, such as a half-whiskey barrel, you can grow up to three plants. Any type of container will work, but be sure it has at least one good drainage hole in the bottom, as your cauliflower plants will rot quickly in soggy soil. For

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