Broccoli Plants
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Should I Cover My Broccoli When Watering

hardwooddan added on June 7, 2012 | Answered

I have been told to cover my broccoli when watering to keep it from flowering, is this true?

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Heather
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Answered on June 11, 2012

No, it is not true. Water on the heads does not cause bolting. Bolting is typically caused by the roots getting too warm. This article will help you:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/broccoli/bolting-broccoli-growing-broccoli-in-hot-weather.htm

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