Why Do Radishes Make Lots Of Leaves But No Radishes To Eat?

Zone RM14 | rRchard Chitty added on March 23, 2020 | Answered

This problem has happened to me several times at different locations in our garden Ususally we have an abundance of radishes. This time I grew them in the greenhouse which has a heater, and the soil of which I had used a granual organic fertiliser and had watered the area well. The variety that I grew was French Breakfast

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Answered on March 24, 2020

This is most often caused by too much nitrogen in the soil. Soil for root plants, such as these, will need quite a bit more phosphorus, and much less nitrogen.

Here is an article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/radish/radish-does-not-form-bulbs.htm

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