Radish Growing Guide

Radish

Crop Rotation Group

Brassicas (Cabbage family) 

Soil

Almost any soil with good drainage.

Position

Sunny for spring and autumn sowings, light-shade for summer sowings.

Frost tolerant

No.

Feeding

Not required.

Companions

Spinach, Pumpkin and Collards. Often planted with peas, nasturtium or lettuce.

Spacing

Single Plants: 10cm (3") each way (minimum)
Rows: 10cm (3") with 20cm (7") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow direct into the ground
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

A really good crop for growing inbetween others, especially as it grows to maturity so quickly.

Harvesting

Harvest as soon as the root has developped to a usable size, while taste and texture are still good.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Radish

Plant Diseases which Affect Radish