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Crimson Giant Radish Seeds

Crimson Giant Radish Seeds

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This large (1"–2" diameter) spring radish with crisp, white interior and mild flavor is refreshing in salads, on sandwiches, or eaten like an apple! Grows best during the cool weather of spring and fall. 'Crimson Giant' is fun for kids because it grows so fast!

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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Days to Maturity: 28 days

Family: Brassicaceae

Type: Spring/Summer radish (Learn more)

Native: Unknown

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual

Plant Dimensions: 2 ½"–3" leaf tops

Variety Info: 1 ½"–2" globe-shaped root with red skin and white interior; mild flavor.

Attributes: Good for Containers

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is above 40°F, ideally 65°–85°F. Successive Sowings: Every 1 to 2 weeks until late spring. Sow again in late summer until 4 weeks before your average first fall frost date.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended; roots sensitive to disturbance.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: ½"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 3"

Row Spacing: 12"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 3" apart

Growing Info

Harvesting: Harvest when radish is no larger than 2" in diameter. If allowed to grow bigger, 'Crimson Giant' will get pithy and hot.