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Radish care instructions

Raphanus sativus

All care instructions and information about Radish (Raphanus sativus) have been provided by real gardeners.

Lifecycle Is Radish annual or perennial?
Annual
Growing Difficulty How hard is it to grow Radish?
Easy 2/5
Growth Habit What shape or habit does Radish grow into?
Shrub
Hardiness How frost hardy is Radish?
Half Hardy
Country of Origin Where did Radish come from?
France
Mature Height How tall does Radish grow?
15.0 cm / 5.85 inches
Mature Spread How wide does Radish grow?
12.5 cm / 4.88 inches
USDA Zone Range Which zones does Radish grow best in?
Zone 5 to Zone 14
pH Range The level of acidity for Radish.
5.5 - 6.8
Water Requirements How much water does Radish require?
Medium
Nitrogen Requirements How much nitrogen fertilizer does Radish need?
Low
Soil What sort of soil should I plant Radish in?
Loam / Clay / Sand
Sun How much sunlight does Radish need to grow?
Full Sun
Can Sow Direct? Can Radish be sown directly?
Yes
Sowing Depth How deep to plant Radish?
1.2 cm / 0.47 inches
Sowing Distance Apart How far apart to plant Radish?
2.54 cm / 0.99 inches
Sowing Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Radish?
30.48 cm / 11.89 inches
Ideal Germination Temperature Range What temperatures does Radish need in order to germinate?
13°C / 55°F to 18°C / 64°F
Growing Temperatures What temperatures are best to grow Radish in?
10°C / 50°F to 25°C / 77°F
Planting Distance Apart How far apart to plant Radish seedlings.
2.48 cm / 0.97 inches
Planting Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Radish seedlings.
30.48 cm / 11.89 inches
Bloom Time When will Radish bloom?
Late Spring
Harvest Time When is Radish ready for harvest?
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Pruning Time When should I prune Radish?
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