Minowase Daikon Radish (Heirloom, 55 Days)
Heirloom. The Minowase Daikon Radish is a milder daikon that tolerates heat quite well. It is intended for late-spring sowing to grow and harvest through the summer. 8-12” roots can be 1 1/2”-2” in diameter, with nice white flesh. Tends to grow up out of the ground 2”-3” as it matures, developing green shoulders. The Minowase Daikon Radish is a popular Japanese variety. It is crisp, juicy and hot. Great for pickling, cooking or eating raw.
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 Minowase Daikon 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.