50 to 60 Days to maturity. Raphanus sativus. Tokinashi All Season Heirloom Radish Seeds. Cool Season Annual. Tokinashi All Season radishes are very popular in Japan and other Asian regions for their flavor and versatility. As its name implies, this variety can be grown year-round in some climates! They are slow to bolt so they can handle some heat. The roots will grow 10 to 16 inches long and 2 inches in diameter with a point like a carrot. Tokinashi radishes will always turn out high-quality, tasty, and beautifully white. ~ 3,800 seeds / oz.
Radish Seeds - Tokinashi All Season
Other Common Names: Daikon radish, giant white radish
How to Grow Tokinashi All Season Radishes
Tokinashi All Season radishes can be planted either after the last spring frost or in the late summer and early fall. Loosen the soil before planting to give the roots space to grow. Sow seeds 1/2" deep in rows 12 inches apart. Plants should be thinned to 3 inches shortly after germination. Water and fertilize as needed, but avoid high nitrogen fertilizers.
Harvesting Daikon Radishes
Daikon radishes are easy to harvest. Simply pull the radishes out of the soil by grasping the base of the plant. If your soil is very compacted, you may need to use a shovel or gardening fork to loosen the soil.
Daikon radishes store very well in the fridge! Simply cut off the tops and store them in your vegetable drawer for up to a month. Store the tops in the fridge as well.
Daikon radishes are often used to make spicy, pungent sauces for sashimi or tempura. You can also use it as a garnish to add a bright kick to any dish! Try slicing them thinly and adding to a salad.
Tips From Our Gardeners
"Don’t forget that a lot of variables can affect radish flavor! Heat waves, inconsistent moisture, and waiting too long to harvest can all make your radishes more spicy and bitter. I would keep these in mind as you grow your radishes!"
|- Katie Robinson, True Leaf Market Writer and Horticulture Student|
Seeds Per Package:
- 3 g packet - Approximately 200 Seeds
- 1 oz - Approximately 2,800 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 11,200 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 44,800 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 224,000 Seeds
|Latin Name:||Raphanus sativus|
|Tokinashi All Season Radish Color:||White|
|Tokinashi All Season Radish Flavor:||Pungent, spicy|
|Days to Maturity:||50 to 60 Days|
|Days to Germination:||4-9 Days|
|Seeding Depth:||1/2 inches|
|Row Spacing:||12 inches|
|Plant Height:||12-14 inches|
|Soil Preference:||Loose, well-draining soil with a pH of 6-6.8, plenty of organic matter, and consistent moisture.|
|Light Preference:||Full Sun|
|Plant Width:||4 inches|
|Pests and Disease:||Daikon radishes are not susceptible to many diseases, especially if proper watering and spacing are observed. Cabbage loopers and flea beetles may attack the leaves. White root maggots can also cause damage to the radish roots creating overall weaker growth. Identify signs of these pests early to prevent serious damage.|
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