55 days. The watermelon radish has ball-shaped root that is about 4 inches in diameter.
The color starts with deep green shoulders that fade to a bright white skin.
Cut a watermelon radish open and discover a bright red flesh that is reminiscent of a summertime watermelon!
Watermelon radish is crispy with mild and sweet flavor, excellent for salad, garnish and even cooking in Asian dishes.
Watermelon radish is an heirloom Chinese daikon radish, Sometimes called "Roseheart Radish" or "Red Meat Radish," and botanically a member of the Brassica (mustard) family. Like most radishes the Watermelon radish contains isothiocyanate, a pungent chemical compound that when isolated makes an organic, natural pest repellent. Often radish crops (along with other Brassica plants) are planted by growers for this attribute as they release these compounds which are a natural repellent to weeds, pests, and soil born pathogens.
Contains approx 100 heirloom seeds