Common Name:  Radish (Cherry Belle)

Scientific Name: Raphanus sativus
Plant Type: Vegetable  radish cherry belle  Pumene plants

Soil type:  sandy

Height: to 6’’

Requires: Sun to Shade

Description:

The Radish is an annual vegetable that grows a red bulb that is zesty and crisp tasting and have a blossom of lobed leaves on stems rising from the root.  Cherry Belle Radish is a low maintenance plant and generally grows in the cooler months.  These are good for some extra zing in your salads and are good uncooked.

Uses:

They are great served cold or can be sautéed in butter and thyme. Always great in salads or can also be used in soups. They are a good companion to tomatoes and cucumbers or as a French hors d’oeuvre of radishes cut in half, and served with a thyme butter and sea salt.

Storage:

  • Store greens separately for 2 to 3 days. Refrigerate radishes wrapped in plastic bags for 5 to 7 days.
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