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Easter Egg II

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Rainbow Radishes

Easter Egg II

This premium blend of vigorous radish seeds is a custom mixture in rainbow shades of cherry-red, white, plum purple and rose pink, all with crunchy...
This premium blend of vigorous radish seeds is a custom mixture in rainbow shades of cherry-red, white, plum purple and rose pink, all with crunchy mild white flesh and strong growing foliage. Easter Egg II’s crispy round roots are fast, simple and gratifying to grow and a signature crop of early spring. Enjoy their pretty colors and zesty crunch as savory quick snacks, eye-catching appetizers, or as bright garnishes for garden salads.
Seed Count: 375-390 / Weight: 4 gms
$ 2.79

START SEEDS OUTDOORS

In early spring as soon as ground can be worked, sow radish seeds in well-worked, fertile soil in full sun. Space seeds 1 inch apart in wide rows 6 inches apart. Keep soil evenly moist and well weeded. If first sowing comes up unevenly, replant right away. Sow in late summer for a fall crop.


GROWING NOTES

Sow this quick growing, cool season crop wherever you intend to plant heat lovers later. Radishes thrive and have crisp flesh and the best mild flavor given consistent moisture. Sow small amounts a week apart to mature in warm but not hot weather. Thin quick-growing seedlings early to 2 inches apart so roots have room to size up. Protect radishes with floating row covers if marauding birds or flea beetles that chew holes in the leaves are a problem.


HARVEST AND USE

Harvest radishes when roots are the size of large marbles. If weather turns unexpectedly hot, pull, cut off tops, and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. Radishes will be spicier in hot weather and milder grown in cooler conditions. Combine sliced radishes, scallions and fresh dill or parsley for a great salad. Make delicious open faced sandwiches on whole grain bread spread with sweet butter and topped with sliced radishes.

Cold Winters

Mild Winters

Sun/Shade

Sow Seeds

Days To Germinate

Days To Harvest

April – May
Feb – May
Full sun
1 inch apart
1/2 inch deep
5 – 7 days
Approx. 28

Cold Winters

Mild Winters

Sun/Shade

Sow Seeds

Days To Germinate

Days To Harvest

April – May
Feb – May
Full sun
1 inch apart
1/2 inch deep
5 – 7 days
Approx. 28

Cold Winters

April – May

Mild Winters

Feb – May

Sun/Shade

Full sun

Sow Seeds

1 inch apart
1/2 inch deep

Days To Germinate

5 – 7 days

Days To Harvest

Approx. 28

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