Hailstone Radish (Heirloom, 25 Days)
Heirloom – 1800’s. The Hailstone Radish is thought of as the fastest maturing of the radishes available. Roots are round and white like a well - hailstone. Both the tops and the taproot are small, allowing for dense planting. 1” globes are tangy, pungent, and crisp.
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: 18-24 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 Hailstone 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.