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Can I harvest my radish greens and still pull up radishes later? The leaves are a good usable size, and I love the taste, but I love the radishes just as much. I'm hoping someone will tell me that I can have my cake and eat it too.
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@emadethis wrote:Can I harvest my radish greens and still pull up radishes later? The leaves are a good usable size, and I love the taste, but I love the radishes just as much. I'm hoping someone will tell me that I can have my cake and eat it too.
yes you can . Only don't take all the leaves as the radish still needs to make its food
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If you take all the leaves the radish root will take a lot longer to form. the leaves supply the plant with energy.
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