Unique, bright purple skin with firm white flesh. Crisp and sweet all season. Purple Plum is mildly hot, hardy and very adaptable to a wide range of soil types. Rarely, if ever pithy. Roots average 3 cm (1.5") in diameter.
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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
5 to 10
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