My cauliflower head forming in my garden is turning pink. Is it ok to eat?

Asked August 14, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

My cauliflower head forming in my garden is turning pink. Is it ok to eat?

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

Summer heat often causes cauliflower heads to go off-color. It's OK to eat, but the flavor may also be affected. It helps to tie up the leaves to blanch the heads.

Information here may be useful:

Cauliflower in the Garden
https://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/factsheet/HG_Garden_2004-04.pdf