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How to Grow Radishes

Let’s talk about how to grow radishes.


**Radishes are cheap to buy in seed packets and have a very quick germination period.

**Their beautiful red color always looks appealing in salads and their crunch is always welcome in my salads as well.

**You can also use radish seeds to grow Microgreens. Check out this post to learn more about growing Microgreens.

 

How to Grow Radishes: Position and Placement of Plants

**Radish spring crops prefer full sun, while the summer crops prefer partial shade.

**Radishes prefer fertile, well-drained soil, but they will manage just fine in most types of soil.

 

Propagation:

**Sow summer radishes from March to June every few weeks for a continuous crop.

**Continue sowing radishes in July, August, September, and October for a crop that lasts into winter.

**Thinly sow ½ inch deep, place one seed every ½ inch apart. For larger varieties, thin to 1 every 4 inches. Have 10 inches between the rows.

**Radish seeds are awesome because they can be stored for up to 5 years and are still viable .

How to Grow Radishes: Maintenance:radishes

**Water regularly, especially in times of drought.

**Radish plants will become woody if it is too dry, and they will split if it has irregular watering.

**Other than making sure they get a normal routine of water, radishes are very easy going plants with few disease or pest issues.

**They are a perfect beginner garden plant due to their easy going ways.

Harvesting:

**For summer radishes, pull the whole plant up when the shoulders look ready. Do not leave them in too long or else they will get woody or run to seed.

**For winter radishes, pick when needed. They can stand cold weather, but not a hard frost.

 

For further reading:

**How to Dehydrate Radishes by It’s a Love/Love Thing
**Why Radishes are Detox Stars by MIX Wellness
**How to Make Fermented Radishes by Grass Fed Girl
**Ways to Eat Radishes by The Crunchy Moose

 

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