Bright red, round and crisp heritage variety that matures in only 20 days. Rich in Vitamin A & C they are great in all types of salads or as a decorative garnish. Radish can be planted to discourage cucumber beetle, squash bug and stink bug. As this variety is so quick to produce staggered plantings can provide fresh radishes all season long.
Direct sow 2 mm deep when the earth can be worked. In hotter months provide shade as some radishes have a tendency to bolt in the hot afternoon sun.
It is believed that radishes made their first appearance in China around 500 BC. The ancient Chinese selectively bred them until they developed a variety with a milder taste and a long root.
Eating fresh radish before mealtime improves digestion and eliminates acidity and wind. Eating radish daily is very effective in preventing eyesight ailments.
|Temperature (C):||10 - 20|
|Site:||Full Sun or Part Shade|
|Height (cm):||15 - 20|
|Spread (cm):||4 - 6|