Heirloom 1879. The French Breakfast Radish is an elongated radish, scarlet on top and white on the bottom. Tender and mild in flavor. Suitable for hot, dry conditions.
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 French Breakfast 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.