French Breakfast' has endured in gardens for over 100 years because of its wonderful, delicate flavor. This spring radish grows best during the cool periods of spring and fall but will also withstand some summer heat! Looks incredible on a vegetable platter. Fun for kids to grow!
• Botanical Name: Raphanus sativus
• Days to Maturity: 28 days
• Family: Brassicaceae
• Native: Unknown
• Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual
• Plant Dimensions: 3"–4" long tops, about 1" wide root
• Variety Information: Root is scarlet with a white tip.
• Type: Spring/Summer radish
• Attributes: Good for Containers
• 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: 1"
• Row Spacing: 12"
• Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 2" apart
• Harvesting: Harvest when radish is no larger than 4" long and under 1" wide in diameter. If allowed to grow bigger, 'French Breakfast' may become pithy and hot.