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All radishes will produce edible pods if left to flower, but Martha's Garden purple radish pod seeds will produce exceptionally long, thin, mostly purple, tender pods. Also known as rat tail radish, it is grown for the crisp, spicy and juicy pods instead of the root. Produces well even in hot weather and in gardens with root maggots that make growing radishes difficult. Packet contains ~75 seeds.


  • ~40-50 days to maturity

Radish - Purple Radish Pod Seeds

  • Direct-seed radishes as soon as 4-6 weeks before your last frost date. Radish pods can be seeded later in the season. Sow seeds ~1/4 inch (5 mm) deep and cover. Keep moist until germination in ~ 10 days. Thin to ~3-4 (8-10 cm) inches for smaller radish varities up at least 6 inches (15 cm) for larger (daikon) radishes.

    Protection from flea beetles and cabbage moths may be required,


  • Raphanus sativus 'Caudatus' 

    Also known as rat tail radish or serpent radish

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