New reply from onstry53245

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<p>It sounds like your broccoli plant has bolted, which means that it has started to flower prematurely instead of producing a central head. Broccoli plants are cool-weather crops that require consistent moisture and moderate temperatures to produce a healthy head. Here are some possible reasons why your broccoli plant has bolted:</p>
<p>High temperatures: If the temperature gets too warm, it can cause broccoli to bolt. Broccoli prefers temperatures between 60-65°F (15-18°C) and can become stressed if temperatures reach 80°F (27°C) or higher.</p>
<p>Uneven watering: Broccoli plants require consistent moisture to grow properly. If the soil becomes too dry or too wet, it can cause stress to the plant and cause it to bolt.</p>
<p>Overcrowding: Broccoli plants need space to grow and can become stressed if they are planted too close together. Make sure to space your plants at least 18-24 inches apart.</p>
<p>Lack of nutrients: Broccoli plants require adequate amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium to grow properly. If the soil is lacking in these nutrients, it can cause the plant to bolt.</p>
<p>Day length: Broccoli is a short-day plant, which means that it requires a certain amount of darkness to trigger the formation of the central head. If the plant is getting too much light, it may not form a head and instead bolt to produce flowers. <a href="https://www.nexus-iceland.com/">Nexus Iceland Employees Login</a></p>
<p>Unfortunately, once a broccoli plant has bolted, it is difficult to get it to produce a central head. However, you may still be able to harvest the flowers and use them in cooking or as a garnish. For future plantings, make sure to provide consistent moisture, adequate nutrients, and plant your broccoli in an area with moderate temperatures and adequate spacing.</p>

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Original Post by Teddi

broccoli flowering but no heads

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<p>I have tried to grow the organic TandM broccoli but it's shot up to about 3ft high and is flowering but no central head has formed. Anyone know why?</p>

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