Winter radish variety China Rose radish ripens 25-55 days after sowing. Root vegetables with soft and sweet flesh grow to 2 inches in diameter by up to 8 inches in length.
The Chinese rose is used specifically to produce delicate sprouts, and when mature, it is a type of Japanese winter radish, also known as "daikon," which means "big root" in Japanese.
How to grow China Rose Radish from seeds:Sowing: China Rose is winter radishes; it should be planted about two months before the first expected fall frost. Plant the radish deep directly into fertile soil about two months before the first expected fall frost, 1/2 "deep and 1" apart, thin the seedlings 4-6". To ensure a consistent crop, plant seeds every two weeks. Radish does not tolerate heat well but is cold-resistant. For fall and winter planting, you should plant radish about two months before the first expected fall frost.
Growing of China Rose Radish: Radish is hygrophilous and loves organic fertilizers. Do not lеt the soil dry out, but also avoid over-watering as this can cause splitting.
How and When to Harvest China Rose Radish: Radish sprouts are ready to harvest in 3-5 days. Collect radishes as desired, keeping in mind that they have the most delicate taste in a small size.
China Rose Radishes Seed Saving: Radishes are cross-pollinated with all other radish varieties and should be isolated half a mile from different types. When the radishes are fully ripe and have a flowering stem, wait for the pods to form and turn brown. Dry the pods for a few days, thresh the seeds. Store radish seeds in a cool, dry place for five years.
FАST FACTS:Lаtin Name: Raphanus sativus
Typе: Open Pollinated, Heirloom, Cool Season
USDА Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Seеds per Ounce: 2,500
Plаnting Method: Direct Sow
Sunlight: Full Sun
Height: 12 Inches