Rare radish with a beautiful taste and scarlet color
Introducing the Cincinnati Market Radish, an heirloom vegetable from the mid-1800s. This variety has a long, carrot-like shape and grows 6” or more. Its thin scarlet skin and white brittle flesh make it highly versatile in the kitchen. Great for autumn and winter plantings, this radish is also well-suited for small spaces, producing generous yields.
Scientific Name: Raphanus sativus
Plant Life Cycle: annual or biennial
Optimal Germination Temperature: 15 °C
Germination time in days: 3-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 30 Days
Sunlight: Full Sun or partial shade
Soil requirement: Moist, well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Plant in full sun. Successive plantings can be made every 3-4 weeks throughout summer and fall to provide a continual harvest.