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General information

  • Raphanus sativus (Radish)
  • Brassicaceae family
  • Sunlight: full sun to part shade.
  • Soil Conditions: requires well-drained soil. Needs consistent moisture.
  • Grows well in container.
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Successful cultivars

  • Pink Beauty (26 days)
  • French Breakfast (21 days)
  • Cherry Belle (22 days)
  • Watermelon (60 days) (best grown summer into fall)

Common pests and diseases

  • Cabbage root maggots
  • Clubroot
  • Flea Beetle

This publication was created by Master Gardeners Rick Judd and Gail Hermenau. Photos courtesy of Gail Hermenau.

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