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Can anyone identify this?

Shawnee Mission, KS(Zone 6a)

We found this going in one of the garden beds. I pulled it today and it's four times the size showing in the photo. Any idea what it is?

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Madison, AL(Zone 7b)

Looks like a radish to me?

Shawnee Mission, KS(Zone 6a)

We just cut it open. It smells like a radish. It's 3.5 lbs.

Alba, TX(Zone 8a)

Cool! I look giat vegetables! =)

Magnolia, TX(Zone 8b)

Did you plant Daikon radishes? chuckle- they are used as a cover crop because of their ability to 'till the soil'

Shawnee Mission, KS(Zone 6a)

No. We just planted our first cover crop in another bed. It's rye.

BTW - When we cut it open it was hallow in the center.

Magnolia, TX(Zone 8b)

I keep getting kicked when I try to post. You are misunderstanding me

Magnolia, TX(Zone 8b)

Daikon radish has a long white root. It is used as a cover crop with 100% winter kill after a freeze that is also an edible compostable plant

Magnolia, TX(Zone 8b)

It is also a 'nurse plant crop' that repels bugs close to other desirable plants in your summer garden, the pithy/hollow root is from rapid growth without sufficient water as well as simply grown too old

Shawnee Mission, KS(Zone 6a)

I have read about daikon radishes and have purchased some (minus the greens) from the market. We have not knowingly planted any. It is possible that a daikon seed was in some of the items that we seeded into the bed this spring.

Magnolia, TX(Zone 8b)

Quite possible!

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