China Rose Radish
Dark pink 5" roots fade to pale pink at the tips. Very hardy fall/winter radish; also grows well in the spring. Pure white flesh is firm and relatively mild.
- 50-60 days
- ±3,100 seeds/oz
- Dark pink roots grow to 5 inches
- Mild flavored white flesh
- Fall/winter and spring radish
This variety works for:
- Fresh eating
Radishes are mostly eaten raw, sliced or diced and added to salads. You can also serve them as an appetizer with dip or hummus or sliced on buttered bread.
The leaves of radish plants are edible and can be boiled to improve the texture.
When storing radishes, make sure to clip their tops so that the roots will last longer in storage.
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Plant in full sun. Successive plantings can be made every 3-4 weeks throughout summer and fall to provide a continual harvest.
- Direct Seed: 1" Apart
- Seed Depth: 1/2"
- Rows Apart: 12"
- Thin: 2-3" Apart