Radish French Breakfast produces half long, bright red small tips, this variety can be used for forcing, A very popular variety Radish French Breakfast is ideal for the lunchbox. The thought of sowing radish seeds brings back childhood memories for countless gardeners who were given the vegetable to grow as an introduction to gardening, because of its ease to grow. Nowadays there is a vast range of radish and they taste beautiful when sliced in salads or taken whole on a picnic as a snack.
Nutritional values: – Rich in vitamin C and potassium and contains beneficial sulphur compounds.
Pack size: Approximately 1200 Seeds
Sowing Indoors: N/A
Sow/Plant outdoors: Radish can be sown from March to as late as September. Cultivate soils to a depth of 10-15cms and rake the top surface to provide a fine crumb to plant the seeds into. Sow seeds thinly in shallow drills 1.5cm (1/2in) deep with 15-30cm (6-12in) between the rows. During hot weather, water the base of the seed drills first before sowing seeds and covering with dry soil.
Radish plants do not require transplanting and if sown carefully , thinning is not necessary. Sow a few seeds in any spare areas for a quick crop.
For the best performance and yield keep well fed and watered over the growing months.
Do not plant if soils are waterlogged.
Sow small patches every few weeks, harvest radish when they are no bigger than your thumb.
Water regularly during dry periods.
Soil type: Free draining light soils that are humus rich.
Aspect: Full sun but also ok in partial shade.
Position: Prefer open planting in vegetable beds or similar.
Harvest: 4-5 weeks after sowing