Radish
Raphanus sativus 'Champion'

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

Category:

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

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Water Requirements:

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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:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Augusta, Georgia

Saint Simons Island, Georgia

Walpole, New Hampshire

Portland, Oregon

Troy, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 4, 2010, DAKOTA31400 from Petersburg, ND (Zone 3a) 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.

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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.