Plump, cherry-red globes with crisp white flesh. Ideal salad variety. Quick and easy to grow. Great for children's gardens.

Features

  • Quick to Grow
  • Fun for Kids
  • Not too Hot

Product details

How

Sow direct in a sunny, well drained position. Cover, firm down and moisten. Thin to 3-5cm spacing after 2 weeks. Sow successive crops at 2 week intervals.

Care

Cultivate soil well and mix in compost and Yates Blood & Bone before sowing to help ensure a good crop. Weekly applications of Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food will improve plant growth. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Great companion plant for beans, carrots, corn, cucumbers, lettuce, parsnips, peas and nasturtiums. Harvest while roots are young and tender. Mulch well to retain even soil moisture.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 3-5cm
Sow depth 6mm
Germination 5-8 days
Germination (days) 8
Row space 10-15cm
Maturity 4-8weeks
Maturity (days) 42
Botanical name Raphanus sativus
Suitable for Garden beds

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