By:Isabella Rocha,Anna Rogers,Taylor Poore,Akhilesh Pathange
Radish Planting Instructions
- Plant four to six weeks before the average date of last frost after aged manure or organic fertilizer has been worked into soil.
- Direct sow seeds ½ inch to an inch deep and one inch apart in rows 12 inches apart.
- Thin to about 2-inch spacing's. ...
- Radishes need sun. ...
- Practice three-year crop rotation.
Germination and Harvest Times for Radishes
Harvest time: It takes 22 to 70 days to harvest.
Interesting Facts about Radishes
1. History of Radishes
First cultivated in China, radish crops spread through the Northern Hemisphere and into Europe in the 1500s. Radishes had reached Massachusetts by 1629.
2. All in the Family
Radishes are members of the Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage) family. The root is related to kale, broccoli, cauliflower, and horseradish, among others.