Peaceful Valley Certified Organic Radish Cherry Belle Seeds Description
Raphanus sativus Annual
Cherry Belle radishes are round and bright, cherry red, 1" in diameter, with 2 1/2-3" tops. The flesh is crisp, firm and white, It's a good keeper and can be planted all summer long. This variety is a fast maturing, early season radish, best used immature in salads and condiments.
Did You Know? Radishes are a great source of vitamin C. From Holland, Cherry Belle is traditionally grown indoors or on soils high in organic matter.
Soil temp 45-90°F
Planting depth 1/2"
Germination 4-12 days
Maturity 20-30 days
Soil and Water: Radishes prefer well-drained soil with plenty of added organic matter. They have low nutrient requirements; especially avoid excess nitrogen to promote good root development. Preferred soil pH is 6.0-7.0
Planting and Growing: Cool weather is needed for best development. Sow seed directly wherever there is extra space in the garden. Radishes make good, living row markers for slower germinating crops like carrots.
Harvesting and Storage: Cherry Belle is used best when young and immature, less than 1" in diameter. They may keep 1-2 weeks in the refrigerator.