Saxa 2 is a variety of Radish which is a member of the Raphanus family. Its botanical name is Raphanus sativus 'Saxa 2'. Saxa 2 is a heirloom (open pollinated) variety. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to Anti-flash white and Lavender pink. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to Cerise red and Medium candy apple red. Leaves usually appear in Cadmium green colour.
Popular European radish that matures in just 3 weeks; wow, they are quick! Bright red, smooth, round, perfect globes are crisp and delicious. Grows well in fall and spring.This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally grows to a mature height of 15.0 cm (5.85 inches). This variety tends to bloom in late spring.
Saxa 2 Radish is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Radish 'Saxa 2'
Growing Saxa 2 from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Saxa 2 about 28 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Saxa 2
Do not transplant. Sow in stone-free soil in early spring to early summer, and again in late summer for fall crop (if desired). Thrives in cool weather. Make successive sowings every 2 weeks. The recommendation for most root radishes is to directly sow them 4 weeks prior to your last frost date. However, you can start sowing as soon as the ground has thawed and air temperatures are averaging over 40 degrees on most days. Depending on what your springs are like (short and fast, long and drawn out), these conditions may emerge much sooner than or much later than the 4 week guide might suggest. Don’t be afraid to experiment with your start date. Cloches can be used for extra-early plantings.Saxa 2 is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.
Harvesting Saxa 2
Radish 'Saxa 2' information
How long does Saxa 2 take to grow?
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