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Radish 'Early Scarlet Globe'    

Raphanus sativus

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Early Scarlet Globe is part of the Raphanus genus and is a Radish variety. Its scientific name is Raphanus sativus 'Early Scarlet Globe'. Early Scarlet Globe is a heirloom variety. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Venetian red and   White. Leaves appear approximately as a   Dark jungle green colour. Early Scarlet Globe grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Normally grows to a mature height of 15.0 cm (5.85 inches).

Early Scarlet Globe 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Early Scarlet Globe have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Early Scarlet Globe

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Early Scarlet Globe is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Early Scarlet Globe needs a loamy, clay and sandy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Early Scarlet Globe from seed

Direct sow into the garden in early spring and again in mid fall for cold weather harvesting.

Look to ensure a distance 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.47 inches (1.2 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 13°C / 55°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Early Scarlet Globe about 28 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Early Scarlet Globe

Sow in stone-free soil in early spring to early summer, and agin in late summer for fall crop. Thrives in cool seather. Make successive sowing every 2 weeks.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Early Scarlet Globe is a tender plant.

Harvesting Early Scarlet Globe

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by early spring.