Is a durable, scarlet-red, round and smooth radish with quite small tops. It is sweet and mild and can remain in the plot ready for harvest for quite a longtime without growing spongy. Cherry Belle is sown for forcing too. A portion contains about 300 seeds.
|Scientific name:||Raphanus sativus var. radicula|
|Botanic family:||The Mustard Family - Brassicaceae|
|Days to maturity:||22|
|Sowing depth:||1 cm|
|Germination time:||4–7 days|
|Plant spacing:||1–3 cm|
|Row spacing:||10–30 cm|
|Plant location:||Sun–Half shade|
SowingSow 1-2 cm deep directly after the soil is ready or in green-houses and hot-beds. It develops fast (4-6 weeks). Sow the radish seeds every few weeks until August-September, even longer in green house.
Spacing1-3 cm between the plants and 10-30 cm between the rows.
HarvestHarvest often! Do not allow the radishes to grow to large and spongy. They will keep for about a week in the refrigerator. Do try to cook them as well, poached, fried, barbecued etc!
Seed80-130 seeds/1g. One portion sows several meters, at least 50 g sows 100 m and 5-10g/m2 for a green-house or hotbed.
A portion contains about 300 seeds.