Radishes are a quick and easy growing root vegetable. Pink Beauty has a soft rosy-pink skin and mild flavoured white flesh. Pink Beauty is low maintenance and is perfect for a gardener that likes no fuss vegetable gardens.
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Sow every two weeks and harvest 3-5 weeks after sowing. Harvest promptly to avoid pithiness when roots are the size of a large marble.
Direct sow during the year, 10-15mm deep and 12-15 cm apart. Germination takes 4-10 days. Sow every 2 weeks to have a continuous supply of fresh vegetables.
Cool and moist
Soil PH preference
Contains vitamin C and other minerals.
The taproots are edible, with a mildly sweet flavour and are great additions to salads and gourmet dishes.
Radishes are fairly disease resistant but are susceptible to flea beetles and cabbage root maggots.