German Giant Radish (Heirloom, 37 Days)

$ 2.25

Heirloom. Imported from Germany, the German Giant Radish retains its high quality from the size of a marble to the size of a cue ball (or larger). It does not get woody or spongy and rarely splits, handling drought-like conditions well. Scarlet skin and white flesh is crisp and mild at any size. Plants should be thinned to 1” or more for the real “giants.” 

150 seeds


Raphanus sativus

Germination: 5-7 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 60-75ºF.

Seed Sowing Depth: 1/2" deep

Sowing Outdoors: Starting in early spring. Sow 1/2-1" apart,thin to 1-2" apart, soon after the seedlings emerge.

How much does a packet plant: 6-8 foot single row

Harvest: 3-4 weeks after planting at 1” in diameter, pull them promptly as they rapidly decline, becoming tough and pithy

Tips: The German Giant Radish needs rapid growth for optimum results. Provided fertile soil and consistent moisture. For a continuous harvest make successive plantings every 7-10 days when weather is still cool.