Radish

Instructions:

  • Best if grown in loose, well-drained soils
  • Ideal soil pH: 6.5-6.8
  • Direct sow in 4’ wide beds, 12 to 15 plants per row-foot, 6 rows per bed
  • Cooler temperatures and adequate moisture make for milder taste

Pests:

  • Cabbage maggot
  • Cutwoms
  • Flea beetle

Diseases:

  • Alternaria leaf spot
  • Downy mildew
  • Seed decay
  • White blister

Harvest:

  • Pick between 21-28 days
  • Roots should be the size of a large marble

Post-Harvest:

  • Store topped or in bunches
  • Hydrocool
  • Store at 95% relative humidity, as close to 32 degrees as possible
  • Store in breathable packaging
  • Can be stored for 3-4 weeks, topped

 

Year Variety Date Planted Date Harvested Days to Harvest Yield (lbs/sq. ft)

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