Help! Caulis too soon

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Salmo

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Help! Caulis too soon
« on: July 11, 2016, 08:56 »
I have caulis that look as though they will be at their peek a week too soon for our local show. Are there any tricks of the trade to slow them down or store them.

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Re: Help! Caulis too soon
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2016, 09:06 »
Break leaves over their curds to keep any sun (Not round here!) off them.

Pulling them with roots attached  and keeping them in a cool bright place hanging up will keep the curds fresh but the leaves do wilt. Don't trim them back until the morning of the show.

I have found trying to keep them in the fridge partly trimmed but not in a plastic bag can be OK for a day or two as well.

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