Broccoli Plants

Huge Plants, No Yield


Anonymous added on July 18, 2011 | Answered

I purchased an Earth Box earlier this spring. I grew 3 broccoli plants and 3 eggplant plants. All 6 plants are huge, but have nothing to show for it. The eggplants have flowers, but they shrivel up and fall off. I am going to try and hand pollinate them. I am not sure what is wrong with the broccoli. The temps have been in the mid 80s constantly. Do you know why the plants aren't producing but are beautiful in size?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 19, 2011

Typically, this is caused by too much nitrogen and too little phosphorus. Bone meal is a great way to add phosphorus, or you can try a "bloom booster" fertilizer.

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