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Raphanus sativus - Radish 'Purple Plum'   

Two rows between rows of garlic.

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Plant Radish Raphanus sativus 4721
Variety Plum Purple 99


Care Instructions

Ensure a rough distance of 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.47 inches (1.2 cm) when sowing directly.

Radish 'Plum Purple' normally grows to a mature height of 15.0 cm (that's 5.85 inches imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Radish 'Plum Purple' tends to enjoys a full sun position, which is ideal for your garden's sun profile.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (6b) is within the ideal range for Radish 'Plum Purple'. The recommended range is between Zone 5 and 14.

Ensure your soil has a ph of between 5.5 and 6.8 as Radish 'Plum Purple' is a acidic soil loving plant.

More information about Raphanus sativus - Radish 'Purple Plum' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Raphanus sativus - Radish 'Purple Plum' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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maybe they didnt get along with the garlic?
local master gardner here says not to plant radishes close to alliums.
Suggests interplanting them with carrots, or spinach.
A companion planting guide, online at link below, also says they get along well with cuke, squash, and nasturtium.

Posted on 07 Jun 11 (about 5 years ago)

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