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Watermelon radish 'Red Meat' (Raphanus sativus)

Watermelon radish 'Red Meat' (Raphanus sativus)
Watermelon radish 'Red Meat' (Raphanus sativus) #0
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2.76 € *
Base Price 0.03 €/ seed
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4 €
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Item number
1094
Seed quantity:
100 Pcs.
Botanical name:
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus, Raphanus sativus
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Description

"Red Meat" is a round Chinese radish with white-green skin and purple-red meat. The taste is nutty and very aromatic. The decorative cultivar red meat is also known as watermelon radish.


Package with approx. 300 watermelon radish seeds

Growing instructions

Sow outdoors in rows, from May till mid-July, about 1cm deep, 8-10cm away from each other and with a distance of about 45 cm between rows.
Radishes thrive in sunny locations and prefer loose soils rich of humus. They do particularly well when earthed up and watered regularly.

picture source: 20120414-DM-LSC-3047, by U.S. Department of Agriculture, License: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

Details: Plant description & care

Plant family:
Brassicaceae
Plant height approx.:
10–15 cm
Flower colour:
Pink, White
Location:
Sun
Water requirements:
Moderately moist
Lifecycle :
Annual
Winter hardy up to:
–4 °C

Sowing & cultivation

Indoor pre-culture (seedling stage):
March, januar, februar
Sowing time outdoors:
April, August, July, June, March, May
Sowing depth:
1 cm
Best germination temperature :
12 – 15 °C
Germination time in days:
8 Pcs.
Planting distance approx.:
5 x 20 cm
Maturation time (days):
20 – 30
Main harvest:
April, August, July, June, May, October, September

Companion planting

Bad intercropping partners:
Arugula, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cucumbers, Kohlrabi, Radish, Strawberries, chinakohl, senf
Good intercropping partners:
Beans, Carrots , Chard, Leafy lettuce, Lettuce, Nasturtium , Parsley, Peas, Spinach, feldsalat, grünkohl

Other names

German names:
Radies

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