Germ 5-7 days
Heirloom – 1800’s
Hailstone 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. 300 seeds
Outdoors- Sow 1/2” deep, 1/2 -1” apart in early spring. Thin to 1-2’ apart, soon after they emerge
Harvest- 3-4 weeks after planting at 1” in diameter, pull them promptly as they rapidly decline becoming tough and pithy
Tips- They need rapid growth for optimum results, provided by fertile soil and consistent moisture. For continuous harvest make successive planting every 7-10 days when weather is still cool.