Easily planted from seed, organic gardeners enjoy growing radish for its crisp, peppery root.
Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Maturity: 20-60 days
Height: 6 to 18 inches
Spacing: 1 to 2 inches apart, 8 to 18 inches between rows
The perfect cool-weather crop for impatient young gardeners– radishes can be harvested and eaten in as little as three weeks! These potent root vegetables are chock-full of vitamins C and B6, minerals and dietary fiber and are members of the Brassicaceae family, which makes them cousins to cabbage and broccoli.