Return to Content

Radish Plants

Radish Plants
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Tips for growing radishes: Thin radishes to about an inch apart when the plants are a week old. You’ll be amazed at the harvesttime results.

Radishes need sun. If they are planted in too much shade — or even where neighboring vegetable plants shade them — they put all their energy into producing larger leaves.

Wondering what to do with all those radishes you’ve grown? Slice them into a stir-fry, or store them in plastic bags in the refrigerator (first cut the tops off short, wash the radishes, and dry them thoroughly). One expert told us his mother-in-law’s favorite bedtime snack is sliced radishes on white bread. His grandmother likes radish sandwiches with peanut butter.

Plan on a fall planting. You can plant radishes later than any other root crop in late summer or early fall and still get a harvest.

Please Note: This article was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

Yankee Magazine Advertising

Bring New England Home
plus, get the Tablet Edition FREE!

In this issue: Our Favorite Fall Drives

  • Sweet & Savory Apple Recipes
  • The Mohawk Trail at 100
  • New England's Best Cider Festival
  • Man vs. Seal on Cape Cod
Subscribe Today and Save 44%
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments that are offensive or disrespectful to our readers and/or writers, cannot be verified, lack clarity, or contain profanity. Your comments may be republished by Yankee Magazine across multiple platforms.

Register Sign In

©2013, Yankee Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Yankee Publishing Inc., | P.O. Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444 | (603) 563-8111

fall-eguide-2014-600x350