Spring, as you might know, is an excellent time to start planting, however, few people know that there are some really fast-growing veggies, which are ready to pop up almost instantly after planting. Here is a comprehensive list of the fastest-growing veggies, so read on and get inspired.
Spring Fast-Growing Veggies
Growing Green Onions
Green onions and bulb onions are surprisingly really fast-growing plants. The bulblets mature up to six month, however, the green onions are mature in three to four weeks after planting. Onions enjoy full sun, and pH level of 6.0-7.5 and a very well-drained soil.
Although the turnip roots mature in 2-3 months from planting period, the leaves are delicious by themselves and they are ripe in a month after planting. It takes 28 days for the leaves to be as delicious as they can get. It is essential to plant the turnips early. Turnips enjoy soil pH level of 5.5 to 6.8, however, try to enrich the soil with compost and fertilizers.
Radishes mature in 25 to 30 days from planting. When planting, the soil should be at least 6 to 10 inches deep and don’t forget to add compost. Radishes grow in full sun, however, they also benefit from partial shade if the sun is too intense.
Although it takes about two month for the full maturation, the tender baby leaves of kale are also very tasty. Kale should be planted in the soil with a pH level between 5.5 to 6.8, and the soil should also be well-drained and moist. Surprisingly, sandy soils and heavy clay coil have effect on the flavor of kale.
Spinach enjoys growing in moist soil with high nitrogen. The soil should be well-drained with at least 1 foot deep for a deep taproot. Spinach is ready to be harvested in 50 days from planting. The soil should be moist, but not soggy.