Is a choice, oblong, rose-red radish with white tip. It has a mild, crispy flesh of the highest quality. French Breakfast, which is our favourite grows shallowly with small tops. It is often the first one to be harvested and was around already in 1879. A portion contains about 300 seeds.
|Scientific name:||Raphanus sativus var. radicula|
|Botanic family:||The Mustard Family - Brassicaceae|
|Days to maturity:||24|
|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.