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09 Feb 17 Danny (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
My radishes grow all top but no bulb. Any ideas.
10 Feb 17 Julie (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Hey Danny, me too! I thought I hadn't planted the seeds deep enough or firmed down the soil hard enough after planting seeds? Will be giving these a go next lot as mine are also growing more above ground than below.... hope these ideas help!
09 Feb 17 John (Australia - temperate climate)
The most common cause of lots of leaves and small roots in radishes is an excess of manure which has a lot of nitrogen in it. Nitrogen is what causes leaf growth and is ideal for lettuces, spinach, etc. If you have used a lot of manure plant a leaf crop to use up some of the nitrogen then plant your radishes.All the best.

Hey Danny, me too! I thought I hadn't planted the seeds deep enough or firmed down the soil hard enough after planting seeds? Will be giving these a go next lot as mine are also growing more above ground than below.... hope these ideas help!

- Julie

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