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PlantFiles: Radish
Raphanus sativus 'German 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: German Giant
Additional cultivar information: (aka Parat Sperling)

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Blue-Green
Bronze-Green
Aromatic
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

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

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

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Lettuceman On Feb 7, 2005, Lettuceman from Dayton, WA wrote:

This radish stays crisp and mild, no matter how big you allow it to grow - and it can grow to baseball size! Never gets pithy or woody.

Regional...

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

Miami, Florida
Millersville, Maryland
Battle Creek, Michigan
Bingham Lake, Minnesota
Dayton, Washington



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