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PlantFiles: Radish
Raphanus sativus 'Champion'

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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: Champion

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7 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
Pollen may cause allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive DAKOTA31400 On Mar 4, 2010, DAKOTA31400 from Saint Simons Island, GA wrote:

This one is really 30 days....not just edible size, but 1 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Best yeilding radish I know of. Holds well without splitting. Go easy on the nitrogen until the roots just begin to swell. Small leaves = big roots.

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

An old timer still widely available. A round red radish that will mature in 20 days.

Regional...

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

St Petersburg, Florida
Saint Simons, Georgia
Walpole, New Hampshire
Portland, Oregon
Troy, Virginia



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