The Chinese Red Meat Radish is a round 5 to 10 cm stunning white skin radish with a pink and white interior flesh that is surprisingly crispy, sweet and refreshing. It is also called watermelon radish. This variety is best grown in cool weather making it ideal for autumn, winter or spring growing.
Scientific Name: Raphanus sativus
Plant Life Cycle: Annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 20C
Germination time in days: 4-6 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 60 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Light and 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.