A selection of uniformly sized radishes that matures in 25 days. They add great colour, flavour, Vitamin A & C to salads and meals. Try eating the seed pod after the plant has bolted. radish can be planted to discourage cucumber beetle, squash bug, and stink bug. Staggered plantings can provide fresh radish all season.
Direct sow. 5 mm deep in early Spring when the earth can be worked. Root vegetables are cool-season lovers so enjoy and perform better with a cool start. Direct sow and space accordingly or thin to suit. Keep the soil lightly hilled around the bases of plants if they emerge. Succession sowing is a fun practice that encourages you to sow seeds every time you harvest continuous crops
Ancient records in Egypt show that radishes were a common food staple. It is believed that radishes made their first appearance in China around 500 BC. The ancient Chinese selectively bred them until they acquired ones with a milder taste and a long root. Many forms of the radish were developed after the radish was reintroduced to Asia in 1548.
Eating fresh radish before mealtime improves digestion and eliminates acidity and wind. Eating radish daily is very effective for preventing eyesight ailments.
|Temperature (C):||10 - 20|
|Height (cm):||50 - 60|
|Spread (cm):||4 - 6|