Radish
Raphanus sativus 'Daikon'

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Raphanus (RAF-an-us) (Info)
Species: sativus (sa-TEE-vus) (Info)
Cultivar: Daikon
Additional cultivar information:(aka Japanese Minowase)

Category:

Vegetables

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Miami, Florida

Palmyra, Indiana

Vinton, Ohio

Fort Worth, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 28, 2005, aries44 from Miami, FL (Zone 10b) wrote:

Plants germinated quickly and grew well in S. Fla. I liked the fairly mild taste better than many other radish types. Long root likes loose soil.