Watermelon Radish Raphanus sativus

How to sow watermelon radish: Direct seed, thin to 5cm apart when seedlings are 3cm tall

Sun requirement for watermelon radish: Plant in Full Sun

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Watermelon radishes are round roots with white skin and bright red or deep pink flesh. They have a sweet, delicious taste and can be eaten raw in salads, pickled, or cooked. They are best sown in summer or fall, as they will bolt from spring sowings.

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watermelon radish is a variety of daikon

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Raphanus sativus

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