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When should i have harvested purple sprouting, planted last late spring,it has started going to seed. why so much leaf, the plants are 4 feet high.Can i eat the leaves?.



There's often not much time between the purple buds that you eat and them opening into flowers which you don't and if you have a fair few plants they will need checking every couple of days to catch them in time. Did you add a lot of nitrogenous fertilizer to the ground? That will encourage leaf at the expense of flowers. Another year you could try cutting back on that and increasing the potash.

2 Apr, 2014

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