Radish – Early Scarlet Globe

Early Scarlet Globe Radish is a very early radish variety with bright red skin and white flesh. So crispy, crunchy, and delicious, this variety is a long-time favorite of gardeners everywhere. They go great on fresh salads, or simply enjoyed raw.

In our Sunnyvale garden, we plant radishes from November through February.

  • Flavor: Juicy, crisp, and mild.
  • Preparation Ideas: Adds crispiness to salads, or delicious when roasted.
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Fill Weight (grams): 3
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 4-6 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 25 Days
  • Growth Type: Spring
  • Planting Depth: .5″
  • Seed Spacing: Sow Early Scarlet Globe Radish seeds roughly 1″ apart in rows.
  • Best Container Size: 12″+

Instructions: In full sun, sow 2 Early Scarlet Globe Radish seeds per inch in the row. Cover seeds firmly with soil. When plants have 3 or 4 leaves, thin to 1″ apart. For a steady crop, sow every 10 days until warm weather and again in the fall until 30 days before frost.

Suggestions: Radishes exhibit best flavor when grown in cool weather and full sun. Use thinnings in salads. For mild radishes, mulch and keep watered to speed growth.

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