Radish
Raphanus sativus 'Crimson Giant'

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

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

Regional

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

Saint Simons Island, Georgia

Bethelridge, Kentucky

Mathiston, Mississippi

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

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.