Friday, 2 March 2012

Experiment: Growing a Radish from its Top

Out of curiosity, I bought an organic white radish the other day. It was delicious in my chicken soup :-). I cut off its top, and remembered what I read in a children's encyclopedia as a child:

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See the image on the right? As a child I tried that for a while, then it got mistakenly thrown away. Now I wonder: if I plant this in the ground, will a new root grow out of it? Will I get a new radish?

So this is what I did and I do hope it works:
Here is the radish top I have.

I just buried it in between my 'baby' carrots.     

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