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Growing Rutabaga, also Swedes

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03 Jun 16 Sam (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi i've read all over the place that you can regrow Swedes from the Top (Kitchen Scraps) i've just tried this on my laundry windowsill in water - it has started to grow long thin roots & a few (3-4) shoots off the top.. Now i'm wondering how to transplant it without causing it to rot or something?? Also Will it regrow to produce another Swede or few?? Do i separate the shoots on top or replant the top whole?? Thanks, Sam
09 Jul 16 Pete (Australia - temperate climate)
Dig a hole about 5 cm deeper that the roots. Bed in your plant using a good potting mix. It will 'take' in about 2 weeks and start to grow. After 3 weeks fertilize with half strength liquid fertilizer such as Miracle-Gro. Don't fertilize again if your soil is good.
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