«Sativa» - Organic White Daikon Seeds
This is a standard mainstay of fall and winter harvest daikon radishes from Japan. The enormous roots can grow to 50-75 cm long and 6-8 cm (2.5-3.25″) in diameter. They keep very well as the soil cools down into early winter.
Heirloom White Daikon «Sativa»This is a standard mainstay of fall and winter harvest daikon radishes from Japan. The enormous roots can grow to 50-75 cm long and 6-8 cm (2.5-3.25″) in diameter.
They keep very well as the soil cools down into early winter, and then they store well after harvest. The flesh is mild and crunchy, and very nice in pickles and kimchi. There is some variability to the ends between pointy and stubbed. «Sativa» daikon radish seeds are for July and August sowing.
How to GrowCultivating daikon radishes is similar to growing traditional radish varieties only they generally need more space and more time to mature. Radishes require full sun to part shade and regular water in order to thrive. Install drip irrigation for best results and put a 1-inch layer of mulch around plants to conserve moisture. Radishes also grow best in temperatures below 80 F. (27 C.)
In spring, you can plant these radishes as soon as you can work the soil. Continual planting every 10 to 14 days will ensure successive crops. As with other radishes, growing daikon radishes are good to plant in places where you will put warm season crops such as peppers, tomatoes or squash.
If you want mature radishes in the spring, you can also plant them in the winter with the use of a cold frame or some other means of protection, unless you live in a temperate climate. Place the seeds ¾ inch deep and 6 inches apart. Leave 3 feet between rows to allow for mature spread.
The plants will mature within 60 to 70 days. Now that you know more about how to grow daikon radish plants in the garden, why not give them a try and enjoy these tasty crops.