'Altaglobe' is a Radish variety in the Raphanus genus with a scientific name of Raphanus sativus. Altaglobe is a hybrid variety.
Small Round Red
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
Altaglobe Radish is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally 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 Altaglobe
Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Altaglobe is thought of as half hardy, so although it can survive a small mild cold snap, it is wise to ensure that this plant is protected from frost damage. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Altaglobe are Zone 5 and Zone 14. Ideally plant in loamy, clay and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.5 and 6.8 as Altaglobe likes to be in weakly acidic soil.
Growing Altaglobe from seed
Sow 0.47 inches
(1.2 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 0.99 inches
(2.54 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 13°C / 55°F
to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Altaglobe about 28 days before your last frost date.
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Altaglobe is a half hardy plant.