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General Information

  • Scientific Name: Raphanus sativus
    • Family: Brassica
  • Cool season
  • Planting Window:
    • Spring: mid-March to mid-April
    • Fall: mid-August to mid-September
  • pH = 6.0-7.0
  • Planting Depth: 1/2 inch
  • MPD: 3 inches (in both directions)
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Pest and Diseases

  • Pests are rare with radishes, only minor damage

Successful cultivars

  • Rover (21 days)
  • Champion (25 days)
  • D'Avignon (21 days)
  • White Icicle (30 days)

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