Raphanus sativus, Beginners - Easy Red, Round & Spicy, (circa 1949) - 25 days. Spring 0r Summer Radish, Reddest, earliest, round smooth red-skinned radish, Flesh is white, sweet, crisp and solid, with a spicy bite in the flavour. Tolerant of poor soils and resists pithiness even in dry, hot weather. May be planted and harvested all summer long Sow successively from June through early August. Will tolerate partial Shade, Seed Count Approx - 200 avg
SOWING - Needs Sun, Sown 2 - 3 weeks before the last frost. Plant half an inch deep & apart in rows1 foot apart. Keep thinning until one inch apart like carrots, so radishes can expand. Keep moist but not soggy until germination, then slightly moist to prevent them from going pithy. Successive sow every 2 - 3 weeks through the season into early summer, skip the heat of summer and sow once more in early autumn.