Bright scarlet roots with pure white, crisp, tender flesh that has a very mild taste.
Bright scarlet roots with pure white, crisp, tender flesh that has a very mild taste. Our stock is a special strain with medium tops about 7.5 cm (3") high. This is a good variety to choose if your soil tends to be a little sandy or on the drier side. Grown since the late 1890's.
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How To Grow
90-100 seeds/gram Sow early varieties in a sunny site as soon as the ground is workable in the spring. Winter radishes are generally sown in mid-summer. Sow seed every two weeks 12 mm (1/2") deep and about 2.5 cm (1") apart in rows about 30 cm (12") apart. Keep soil evenly moist during germination and growth. Harvest in 3-4 weeks when the roots have reached the size of a large marble. One packet sows approximately 6 m (20’) of row.
Sow Direct Every Two Weeks as Long As Weather Is Cool
Days to Emergence
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