Radish
Raphanus sativus 'Early Scarlet Globe'

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

Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Provides winter interest

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

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 outdoors in fall

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Mobile, Alabama

Athens, Georgia

Augusta, Georgia

Waverly, Georgia

Geneseo, Illinois

Saint Louis, Missouri

Teasdale, Utah

Spokane, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 22, 2010, kitty_mom from Waverly, GA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is a delicious vegetable- with a peppery zing! The greens are very good too.
They are smaller than average, but I believe that's due to a late start and very warm temps. A good veg for the area.

Positive

On Apr 6, 2010, carminator1 from mobile, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

Very easy to grow, wonderful flavor as well. I am growing this radishes along my carrots. I love to put them in salads. Some can be a litlle spicy though so be aware.

Positive

On Apr 4, 2008, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An excellent early radish for this area. Vigorous grower, uniform size, and very visually appealing.