Roots average 8-10" long by 2 1/2-3" wide. The green flesh is sweet, spicy, and juicy. Suitable for fresh use, pickling, and cooking. Suitable for July and early August sowing. Spring sowings will bolt without forming roots. Avg. 46,500 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.
Latin Name: Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus
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CULTURE: Daikon radishes require friable, well drained soils with a pH range of 5.8-6.8. Work soil deeply, in raised beds if possible, for straight roots and ease of harvest. Sow 2" apart, thinning to 4-6" apart, rows 24" apart. Note planting seasons in variety descriptions to reduce bolting. HARVEST AND STORAGE: Daikons are brittle; fork or undermine and lift roots carefully. Cut tops 2" above crowns, wash, and refrigerate. Daikons can be stored at 32°F (0°C) and 95% relative humidity for 6-10 weeks. AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATES: 1 oz./260', 3.9 oz./1,000', 5 1/4 lb./acre at 6 seeds/ft. in rows 24" apart, or 7 lb./acre in rows 18" apart. SIZED SEEDS: All seeds are unsized. SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: 22,000-46,500 (avg. 34,000). PACKET: 100 seeds sows 16-17'.