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Botanical Name: Raphanus sativus L.

Common Name:
SPANISH: Rábano ENGLISH: Radish FRENCH: Radis DUTCH: Radijs
PORTUGUESE: Radish GERMAN: Radies ITALIAN: Ravanello

General characteristics:
Annual plant, with a taproot that forms a round or elongated tuber, white or red in colour and with a spicy taste. The stem has a first stage in which it is very short, almost null, then it develops a very branched and high floral thalamus, which produces white or purple flowers. The leaves are elongated with a cleft imbo, even divided at the base, and fleshy petiole. They are edible, but the most important usable part of the plant is the root.

Indicative data:

  • Number of Seeds per Gram: 60-125
  • Useful Plants per 10 gr. of Seed: 700
  • Planting spacing between rows: 10-20 cm
  • Sowing spacing between plants: 8-10
  • Seed per Stroke: 2-3 or broadcast
  • Planting Depth: 0.5-1 cm
  • Germination Power: 4 years
  • Growing Cycle: 30 months (early varieties) and 45-90 days (late varieties).
  • Kilograms per Seed per Hectare: 10-40
  • Germination Temperature (minimum, maximum, optimum): 5ºC, 30ºC, 15ºC
  • Germination Time: 4-6 days

R-4802Daikonspring350-38040 x 6Daicon type
R-5108Red roundautumn-winter15-202,5 – 3,0Vigorous plant
R-5052White springsum-autumnspring-summer-autumn150-17010 x 5Very uniform shape and size
R-5038White winterautumn-winter170-19012 x 5High bolting resistant
R-5074White winteryear round160-18011 x 5Light green shoulders
R-5148White winteryear roundVery dark and healthy