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Raphanus sativus

Description

Long pink tapered root used when about 6cm long.

Has a mild sweet flavour.

Harvesting seed

Allow seed pods to ripen and brown on plant before harvesting. Pull up the plants and hang in a well ventilated area to dry for a few days and then remove the pods by hand.

Thresh by either opening by hand or treading on the pods. Winnow and store under cool, dry conditions.


Additional Info

Height
Spread
Colour
Hardiness
Half-Hardy
Longevity
Annual
Seed viability
6 years
Nominal value
1 pence/seed