It is a very Common Problem that the Radishes not forming bulbs get So much Bigger, even some times they don’t Make Radish bulbs. Therefore in this Post, we will discuss about the reasons why Radish plant not forming Bulbs.
It is caused by Number of Reasons but here I will show you the Most Common reasons with their Solutions, so Keep Reading.
Season (Oct to Mar):
Radish plants requires Slightly Cooler nights to get Bigger in Size. For solving such issue, you have to Grow them in their season. Sow their Seeds In the Early Winter days, so They have the whole Winters to Get bigger in size
What type of Soil Radishes Requires?
In a Soft and Loose Soil Mix, Radishes grows Very Healthily. Make Sure Your SOIL medium is the Loose, so the Roots Can Develop. A well draining, Loose and Fertile Soil Mix is Very Important fir Root Vegetables.
You can also use my vegetable Garden soil recipe, it works Perfect for the Radish bull
I have also Made an Video on Growing Radishes in Containers, that you can check that Later.
Poor Fertility (Phosphorus):
What Happened if We don’t add a Fertilizer in Radishes?
Low in nutrients soil Don’t let the Radish bulbs to Gets bigger. Such type of extremely Small And thin radishes, are the results of nutritional deficiency in the Plant Body. It can be caused by competition of nutrients between the Neighboring plants, or May be due to the Unfertile Soil Mix.
What is the Best Fertilizer For Radishes?
This Deficiency can fulfilled very easily, by Adding a nutrients enrich Fertilizer in the Radish Containers, every 10 days. Radish bulbs requires extra energy when the bulbs are getting Bigger. The Best Fertilizer For Radishes is that which Contains phosphorus and nitrogen is larger amounts.
You add a vegetable garden liquid Fertilizer that is Specially Formulated for the Vegetable Plants, according to their needs.
Stress (Spacing, Transplant):
That can be recovered from this stress but sometimes it makes the bulbs smaller in size. If Your Plants are Weaker from the Seedling Stage, then it have a High Possiblity that Radishes not Forming Bulbs. Such type of weaker Plants must be Removed from the Starting, these weaker Plants can also be due to poor Quality radish Seeds.
Can Spacing Cause Smaller Radish Bulbs?
An other Thing here is the Spacing Issue, that makes radishes not to form bulbs. If the Radish Seedlings are Too much closer to one another, then there is a higher chance of Competition of nutrients between them. Both the neighboring Plants Fight with one another for Nutrients.
How to Space Radish Seeds For a Healthy Harvest?
Summary Or Conclusion:
If we sum up the Whole video, Right Season is Important for Bigger Radishes, compact Soil Mix Don’t let the Radish bulbs to grow, Fertilizer can make them Bigger, Space the Seedlings Correctly to ensure a bigger Harvest.
For any question, comment below. And if you Wants to Know, How to Grow radish plants from Seeds to harvest, then check out this Video.