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Radish Seeds - Munchen Bier

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750 Seeds
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SKU:
V-RAD-09
 
Price £1.56
 
 
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750 Seeds.

Other Names - Raphanus…

  • Dual purpose variety, grown for it's white root and for it's edible pods
  • The crispy spicy seed pods are delicious raw in salads or cooked in stir fries
  • Easy to grow and ready to harvest in as little as 5 - 7 weeks

Suitable For - Vegetable plot, raised beds, container garden, limited space, children's garden, window box

Sowing Months - March - August

Harvest - May - October


Gardening is about finding the right balance! Try growing Companion Plants close by to help deter pests.

  • Mint helps to deter the flea beetle however it is advisable to grow this perennial herb in containers as mint is very invasive. This can be beneficial as the containers can be moved around the garden to help protect vulnerable crops as and when needed.
  • Calendula (Pot marigold) attracts predatory insects such as lacewings, ladybirds and hoverflies who love to feast on aphids.
  • Nasturtiums - aphids are attracted to this plant. Grow these flowers close by as a sacrificial plant. If there are aphids in the area the nasturtiums will help to draw the pests away from the crop

Soil Preperation

Add well rotted manure or compost to the area a few months before sowing. Not only will the added organic matter add valuable nutrients to the soil, it will also help to create a more water retentive soil. Remove any weeds and add some general purpose organic fertilizer 1 - 2 weeks before sowing.

General InformationSowing & Planting Information
Habit Biennial, grown as an annual Module Grown & Transplants
Type N/A Distance between plants N/A
Position Full sun, semi shade Distance between rows N/A
Average height 30 cm Direct Sowing
Average spread 10 - 20 cm Sowing distance between plants 1 cm
Hardiness Hardy Distance between rows 30 cm
Overwintering No Sowing depth 1 cm
Soil Ph 6.5 - 7.5 (prefers alkaline soil) Germination temperature 10 to 20℃
    Days to germination 5 - 10 days

Sowing Guide

Early Sowing/Module Sowing

Radish grow rapidly, for this reason it is best to sow radish directly into the ground or containers where they are to grow.

Direct Sowing

Sow 1 seed every 1 cm at a depth and row distance suggested above. Cover the seeds with soil and water well. If brassica pests are a problem cover with fine insect mesh. When the seedlings are big enough to handle thin to 5 - 8 cm apart.
Radish are great space fillers, sowing summer varieties between slower maturing vegetables such as parsnips, carrots and brussels sprouts will make good use of empty growing spaces.


Growing On

Weed often, taking care not to disturb the radish roots. Water well especially in dry weather.


Harvesting

Munchen Bier grows rapidly and can be harvested in as little as 5 - 7 weeks from sowing. It produces a white root similar to a turnip (which can be stored for winter use)
The light green edible seed pods will appear shortly after flowering.
Harvest the spicy pods when young and tender (they should snap easily).
For a continuous supply, sow in succession every 10 - 14 days.

TIP

Slugs love to nibble on radishes. Remove any slug havens such as stones, weeds etc. and keep the surrounding soil as dry as possible when watering. These pests do not like to cross over dry soil.

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