Philadelphia White Box Radish
Historic radish introduced in 1888 by Johnson & Stokes of Philadelphia, PA. A dependable variety for open cultivation or forcing in boxes. Spicy flavor. Sow in early spring or early fall.
- 30 days
- White roots
- Fall/winter and spring radish
- Spicy flavor
- Can be forced in boxes
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
Ratings & Reviews
Great producer. Spicy in flavor.