Do you want to grow cauliflower on your farm in Stardew Valley? Here’s a guide that’ll help you learn how to cultivate and effectively utilize them.
Playing Stardew Valley means exploring lots of professions. If you pick a farming-related career, you’ll get loads of advantages. Selecting a field of expertise can be tricky, but choosing the first crop will grow more confusing.
If you’re interested in growing vegetable crops that aren’t just cheap but also profitable, you should choose Cauliflowers. Here are the reasons to start growing them and how to do it.
What’s a Cauliflower?
Cauliflower is a vegetable crop from Cauliflower Seeds. It’s one of the three plants that grow into a giant crop.
Additionally, consuming them gives you +75 Energy and +33 Health.
You can only tend it during the Spring Season, and setting it out in Summer will be a waste of time since it’ll wither right away.
How to Grow Cauliflower?
Growing it in Stardew Valley isn’t difficult. All you have to do is till the soil and place the seed on the cultivated ground. Make sure also to prepare some scarecrows to keep the birds away from your crop. You have to be patient as it takes 12 days to harvest them.
However, you can speed up its growth by getting into the Agriculturist Profession, making it grow 10% faster.
For faster growth, you can also add any Speed-Gro (SG), Deluxe Speed-Gro (SDG), and Hyper Speed-Gro (HSG) Fertilizers.
Additionally, adding Deluxe Speed-Gro Fertilizer turns your crop into Iridium quality, increasing its value. Here’s a comparison of a Cauliflower’s growth when applied with fertilizer, profession, or both.
|Fertilizer w/o Profession||Growth Percentage(%)||No.Of Days||Fertilizer w/ Profession||Growth Percentage (%)||No. of Days|
|With SG||10%||10||Agriculturist with SG||20%||9|
|With DSG||25%||9||Agriculturist with DSG||35%||7|
|With HSG||33%||8||Agriculturist with HSG||43%||6|
Facts and Information
Now that you’ve collected them, you can start selling them.
However, you can still improve these crops by giving them good-grade fertilizers and increasing your farming levels. It turns their grade from Silver to Iridium quality, providing you the chance to make more profit.
Moreover, if you get the Tiller Profession, your crops’ prices will be 10% more than their base selling prices.
Here’s the list of Cauliflower Prices:
|Quality||Prices||Prices with Tiller Profession||Healing Effect||Wine/Juice||Wine/Juice with Artisan|
|Base Quality with no stars||175g||192g||+75 Energy|
|Silver Star||218g||239g||+105 Energy |
|Jams||Jams with Artisan|
|Gold Star||262g||288g||+135 Energy |
|Iridium Star||350g||385g||+195 Energy|
You can also turn it into a juice with a base selling price of 393g. However, it can increase by 40% if you have the Artisan Profession.
You can make a single dish from this crop. To effectively extract its benefits, it’s best to add a Qi Seasoning to it. This add-on increases the selling price and buff duration by 50% and gives an additional 80% on the healing effects. It even increases your skill enhancement by 1 (except Speed).
|Item||Ingredients||Energy||Energy with QS||Health||Health with QS||Price||Price with QS|
|Cheese Cauliflower||Cauliflower (1)|
It also adds something new to your wardrobe. You can place it in a spool of the Sewing Machine and create a dyeable Shirt and Belt. It makes white dyes for dye pots too.
You can offer this vegetable too since most villagers like it, while Maru would appreciate it the most. But it won’t be wise to give it to Abigail, Haley, Jas, and Vincent.
Cauliflowers can be helpful in the following quests:
- Spring 19th: “Jodi’s Request” Quest
- Rewards: 350g, 1 Friendship Heart
- “Help Wanted” in Pierre’s General Store
- Rewards: 525g, 150 Friendship Points
You can also use them to complete the following:
- Spring Crops Bundle in Pantry
- An option for the “Remixed Quality Crop” Bundle