Broccoli Plants

Bolting Broccoli


Kkbolton added on April 20, 2015 | Answered

What do you do if your broccoli has already bolted? Can it still be harvested?


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shelley
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Answered on April 20, 2015

Once a plant has fully bolted, the plant is normally inedible. The plant’s entire energy reserve is focused on producing the seeds, so the rest of the plant tends to become tough and woody as well as tasteless or even bitter.

For more information on bolting, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/what-is-bolting-what-it-means-when-a-plant-bolts.htm

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