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What is this plant?

Hello everyone, I bought this plant as beetroot but it looks very different to my other beetroot, any idea what it could be? (The one with flowers) sorry for it being rotated not sure how to rotate it

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  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 20,564

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Blue OnionBlue Onion Posts: 2,907
    Looks a bit like a radish gone to seed.  Pull one up and have a look at it.  Whatever it is, it's bolted and probably too woody to eat.
    Utah, USA.
  • demstuartdemstuart Posts: 9
    Will do, what do you mean by bolted? 
  • Mary370Mary370 Limerick, Ireland Posts: 2,003
    It's gone to seed.......
  • demstuartdemstuart Posts: 9
    Sorry I’m so new to growing I’m unsure what you mean? 
  • demstuart said:
    Sorry I’m so new to growing I’m unsure what you mean? 
    Rather than putting its energy into its root (radish), its now putting its energy into producing flowers which will go on to become seeds. Sometimes when a plant suffers from un-ideal conditions it'll do this as a survival mechanism sort of thing. Hope that explains it for you.
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