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GoldLocket
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Not Familiar With These Vegetables

I've moved into a new house with some raised bed planters. They've been planted with some stuff I recognize (lettuce, strawberries, green beans, green onions), but there are three that I'm unsure of.
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In this picture, I'm curious about the plants with the red stalks with white flowers (I already recognize the parsley and green beans)
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Thanks so much for any help! :) :) :)

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Re: Not Familiar With These Vegetables

I think the red stalk ones are arugula that were started too late and bolted in the heat.

I just took pics of ones that were growing well in a windowbox before they bolted, because I thought the 4-petal blossoms are intriguing. I'm planning to collect seeds for fall crop:
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Here are some that never got planted -- red stems to the right. The seedlings to the left are some Bibb lettuce and escarole.
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...I think those are kale in your last photo...
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Re: Not Familiar With These Vegetables

applestar wrote:I think the red stalk ones are arugula that were started too late and bolted in the heat.
I just googled arugula bolting and I think you're right. I'll have to collect the seeds. You mentioned a fall crop... when would you sow them?
applestar wrote: ...I think those are kale in your last photo...
That thought crossed my mind as well, but the edges of the leaves don't ruffle the way I usually think of kale leaves. I guess I'll just have to pick a leaf and taste it :)

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Re: Not Familiar With These Vegetables

Type of Kale indeed... there is lot of variety's ... one of the most healthy vegetables ;)

Salad is on first picture... I recommended you replant then in bigger distance when they are that small... ;)
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Re: Not Familiar With These Vegetables

I'm not sure I would keep the seeds from that arugula. You would want to keep seeds from a plant that produced a nice crop, not one that bolted without producing a good crop.

I've got a crop of pak choi that bolted early. I won't be keeping seeds from that one.

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Re: Not Familiar With These Vegetables

The last row in the second photo looks like dill, parsley or carrots.
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