Crimson Giant Radish Seeds

Heirloom

#0058
This packet sows up to 48 feet.
Availability: In Stock
This large (1"–2" diameter) spring radish with crisp, white interior and mild flavor is refreshing in salads, on sandwiches, or eaten like an apple! Grows best during the cool weather of spring and fall. 'Crimson Giant' is fun for kids because it grows so fast!
$1.89 6 grams

Botanical Name: Raphanus sativus

Days to Maturity: 28 days

Family: Brassicaceae

Native: Unknown

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual

Plant Dimensions: 2 ½"–3" leaf tops

Variety Information: 1 ½"–2" globe-shaped root with red skin and white interior; mild flavor.

Type: Spring/Summer radish (Learn more)

Attributes: Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is above 40°F, ideally 65°–85°F. Successive Sowings: Every 1 to 2 weeks until late spring. Sow again in late summer until 4 weeks before your average first fall frost date.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended; roots sensitive to disturbance.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: ½"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 3"

Row Spacing: 12"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 3" apart

Harvesting: Harvest when radish is no larger than 2" in diameter. If allowed to grow bigger, 'Crimson Giant' will get pithy and hot.

You May Also Like