Radish
Raphanus sativus 'Easter Egg'

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

Category:

Vegetables

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Oakland, California

Thousand Oaks, California

Miami, Florida

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Cascade, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 1, 2010, ahaddock from Thousand Oaks, CA wrote:

This is a really easy to grow, tasty radish. Our seed package had multicolor radish, so we got a nice array of colors: White, red, purple, pink.

Positive

On Feb 25, 2008, CurtisJones from Longmont, CO wrote:

From your friends at Botanical Interests, inc. - Easter Egg Radish is a bright color blend of red, white, rose pink, purple, and bi-color (red top, white bottom) that is perfect for salads and relish trays. At harvest time, you can have your own ‘Easter Egg hunt’ for the most colorful radish! Kids will love searching for the variety of colors. After harvest, you can eat them fresh in salads or slice and add them to sandwiches for a bit of crunch and color. As a spring radish, they are best grown in the cool periods of spring and fall.

Positive

On Aug 14, 2006, pajaritomt from Los Alamos, NM (Zone 5a) wrote:

I have grown this plant several times. It is definitely easy to grow. The radishes are beautiful, but slightly pungent. If you don't mind a little spice to your radishes this is a great one.

Neutral

On May 4, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1983 novelty radish Alf Christianson Seed Co. A 28 day one inch globe radish that comes in multiple colors. These range from white to pink to red to purple.