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PlantFiles: Radish
Raphanus sativus 'Crimson Giant'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Raphanus (RAF-an-us) (Info)
Species: sativus (sa-TEE-vus) (Info)
Cultivar: Crimson Giant

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5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Big_Red On May 9, 2005, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Very nice, mild flavor, especially when young. Very early, 38 days from seed to first harvest.

Regional...

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

Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Bethelridge, Kentucky
Mathiston, Mississippi
Cheyenne, Wyoming



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