Watermelon

Raphanus sativus

Can a radish be glamorous? With a magenta heart that blends into white flesh with lime green skin, only a radish this confident and stylish could pull off such an array of color. Large roots can be up to baseball sized. Best when sown for late fall harvest.

Oh there's always room for radishes in the garden! A very easy-to-grow root crop popular around the world, try a making a quick glazed radish side dish from France or a pickled daikon from Japan. Coming in myriad shapes and colors, radishes make a flavorful addition to salads, stir frys, saut├ęs, and braises. Nutrients: vitamin C, K, B6, folate, potassium, calcium, and magnesium.
SizePrice QtyPurchase
2 grams - Packet $ 2.50
1/2 oz $ 7.50
Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
2500 1 oz 40 lbs 60
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
All 45-80°F Full/Part Moderately Tolerant
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1/2" 1/2" 80
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
1-2" 4-11 Biennial 2-5 years
Radish is a very fast growing, moderately frost-tolerant, easy to grow vegetable. It prefers evenly moist, fertile soil in full sun. Sow in 3 week succession plantings from spring through fall. Plant Seeds: 1/2" deep, 1/2" between seeds, in rows 8" apart. Soil Temp: 45-80 F. Days to Sprout: 4-11. Thin To/Mature Plant Spacing: 2". Companions: beans, beets, carrots, chervil, nasturtium, parsnips, squash, spinach, lettuce. Antagonists: brassicas, grape, hyssop, kohlrabi, potato, turnips. Seeds/Oz:2500. Seed Wt./100' Row: 1oz. Yield/100' row: 40 lbs. Days to Harvest: 20-30. Seed Viability: 2-5 years.