Radish - French Breakfast - Raphanus sativus
Annual Heirloom. French Breakfast is a mild, tasty radish. The 2"-long, bright, scarlet-red roots with white tips make an eye-catching snack. This top-quality variety is good for the farmer's market.
Soil & Water: Radishes prefer well-drained soil with plenty of added organic matter. They have low nutrient requirements; especially avoid excess nitrogen to promote good root development. Preferred soil pH is 6.0-7.0.
Planting & Growing: Cool weather is needed for best development. Sow seed directly wherever there is extra space in the garden. Radishes make good, living row markers for slower germinating crops like carrots.
Harvesting & Storage: French Breakfast is used best when young and immature, less than 1" in diameter. They may keep 1-2 weeks in the refrigerator.
Did You Know? Radishes are a great source of vitamin C. The name "radish" comes from the Greek word for "fast appearing", aptly reflecting the way radishes grow!
Soil Temperature: 45-90F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 4-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 6"
Days To Maturity: 25 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"-6"
Approx Seeds per 1/4 lbs: 10,000 Seeds
Peaceful Valley Brand vegetable seeds are all Certified Organic.
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