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Q.Radish Bolting?

Zone Yorkshire | B added on July 18, 2020 | Answered

Im a very new gardener, I have some (2) Russian Black Radish growing in a tub, they have shot up relly quite tall probably 18 inces, is this how they should be or do i need to do someting?

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Answered on July 20, 2020

They are probably going to flower and seed. This is caused by heat and longer days. The only way to offset this is to plant earlier in the year so that you can get a harvest before bolting, unfortunately.

Here is an article to help you to prevent this from happening in the future:


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