Popular 15 others are looking at this right now

Cauliflower 'Walcheren Winter Pilgrim' (Spring)

Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group)

Superb, spring cropping cauliflower

Top quality curds

Deep, creamy white curds

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

Want to get notified when back in stock?

Loading...
Description Sowing Delivery

This superb spring cropping cauliflower is totally winter hardy. The deep, creamy white curds of Cauliflower 'Walcheren Winter Pilgrim' are compact and freely produced to provide a heavy crop of top quality curds. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 75cm (30”).


1 packet (50 seeds) (23770)

Sow Cauliflower seed from April to June. Direct sow outdoors into a well prepared seedbed, for transplanting to their final positions later on. Sow at a depth of 1cm (1/2") and distance of 30cm (12") between rows. Cauliflower plants can be transplanted to their final positions approximately 5 weeks from sowing.


Alternatively sow Cauliflower seed indoors at a depth of 1cm (1/2") in trays of free-draining, seed sowing compost and cover with a sprinkling of vermiculite. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a plastic bag at a temperature of 21C (70F) until after germination which takes 4 -7 days. Transplant seedlings into 7.5cm (3") pots and grow Cauliflower plants on in cooler conditions until all risk of frost has passed and plants are large enough to be transplanted outdoors.


Gradually acclimatise Cauliflower plants to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before planting in a sheltered position on firm, rich fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Prepare the soil in early spring by adding plenty of well rotted farmyard manure to the soil to improve its structure and fertility. Apply lime to acid soils to reduce the acidity and lessen the risk of clubroot. Plant cauliflowers at a distance of 25cm (10") between plants each way for 'baby heads', and 60cm (24") apart for larger heads. Cover with a protective netting or fleece to prevent attack from birds and insects. Water the plants thoroughly after planting.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

You May Also Like

Plastic T Label

6 Reviews
Quick Buy

Just£2.99

Grow Media Vermiculite

7 Reviews
Quick Buy

Just£6.99

Maxicrop Original Seaweed Extract

5 Reviews
Quick Buy

2 Options From£9.99

Shuttle Trays and Pots

0 Reviews
Quick Buy

3 Options From£11.99

24 Cell Windowsill Greenhouse

12 Reviews
Quick Buy

Just£10.99

Garden Grow Fibre Grow Pots

1 Review
Quick Buy

3 Options From£8.99

incredicompost®

36 Reviews
Quick Buy

2 Options From£11.99

incredicrop®

5 Reviews
Quick Buy

2 Options From£6.99

Sign up to the Van Meuwen Gardener's Club for Special Offers

JOIN NOW