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Growing Radish

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
    P P P     P        

(Best months for growing Radish in USA - Zone 5a regions)

P = Sow seed

  • Easy to grow. Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 46°F and 86°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 1 - 2 inches apart
  • Harvest in 5-7 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Chervil, cress,lettuce, leeks, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes
  • Avoid growing close to: Hyssop, gherkins

Your comments and tips

06 Jun 15, Dhan chhetri (Australia - arid climate)
when to show red radish in melton vic 3338 australia?
03 Jun 15, Jim (USA - Zone 5a climate)
Is June too late to plant radishes in Kansas City, MO?
11 May 15, Janice (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi there, just thought I'll share this lovely winter radish citrus recipe which l discovered. Looks so delicious and some great info about radishes :)
02 Apr 15, Costa (USA - Zone 9b climate)
The greens of radishes are also edible. Eat raw when the leaves are small and tender. More mature greens before turning woody or the stem becoming hard and dark or before leaves start turning yellow can be steamed or boiled....A little lemon, salt, olive oil and you have some great tasting and healthy greens.Great over a bed of rice. Also good for juicing.
26 Mar 15, Lola Diver (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
What is the best type of fertilizer to use for my radishes?
13 Mar 15, Kristin Litwiler (USA - Zone 5a climate)
What is the best region of the US to grow radishes? What region is Arkansas in? I haven't been able to find that on the Web nor a picture of the US divided into its' regions as I've seen on seeds pack backs.
10 Mar 15, Kay Green (Australia - temperate climate)
Recent radish purchases from a variety of shops have all been like rocks. Almost break my dentures. Is it the time of year or just a weather phenomenon?
19 Oct 14, Sheila Graham (Australia - temperate climate)
I have raddish from seed, lots of them. And I have some from seedling. I used Seasol two weekly. The seedlings are ready to eat. I will leave the seeds for another two weeks or so.
09 Oct 14, claire storey (Australia - temperate climate)
What type of fertilizer do you use for radishes. How do you get good root development
11 Sep 14, suzette (Australia - temperate climate)
How much fertiliser is needed for radishes? No root development and lots of leaves makes me think too much fertiliser.
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