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About This Plant...
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus and species: Raphanus sativus
Growing Season: spring and fall
Indoor Sowing...
Time needed to reach transplant size: -
When to transplant to garden: -
Outdoor Sowing...
When to sow outdoors: 4 to 6 weeks before last spring frost
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time: 3-12 days
Germination temp.: 45-90 degrees F.
Sowing depth: 1/2 inch
Days to maturity: 25-35 days
Transplanting Guidelines...
Spacing between plants: 1/2-1 inch
Spacing between rows: 8-18 inches
Growing On...
Pests: flea beetles, cabbage root maggot
Diseases: -
Harvest: when they become a usable size
Growing tips: radishes become hot-tasting and tough if watered unevenly or if grown in too much heat


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