Radish - Watermelon
This unusual radish looks like a watermelon when sliced. The round white roots have shoulders and are 2 inches in diameter. The inside flesh is red to pink sweet and crisp. Large tops make for easy picking. Best when picked small.
To grow the best radishes the crop must grow quickly therefore the soil must be loose and enriched with fertilizer. Water in the absence of rain.
Planting time - Early spring to fall
Matures in - 55 days
Germinates in - 7 to 10 days
Sowing depth - 1/8 inch
Row spacing - 12 inches
Seed spacing - 1/2 inch
Thinning - when plants are 1-2 inches tall, thin to 4 inches apart
Net weight 1.5 G (Estimated 120 seeds)
Bulk Radish seed available.
2000 Seeds/oz. Plant 1oz per 100ft row.
15lbs of Radish seed needed per acre.
Average Radish yield per acre -475 bushels.