RADISH (Raphanus sativus) 100% VCF Plant Nutrients


Growing Radish Plants

The nutrition information on this page is specific to a portion size of 100 grams. All information is sourced from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Nutrition information for raw, green, fresh Radish contain the following nutrients.

Calcium 32% 29(mg) Carbohydrates 1% 3.94g Copper 3% 0.058(mg) Fiber 8% 1.9g Folate 7% 29(mcg)
Iron 2% 0.39(mg) Magnesium 3% 12(mg) Manganese 4% 0.080(mg) Niacin 1% 0.295(mg) Pantothenic acid 2% 0.191(mg)
Phosphorus 2% 23(mg) Potassium 8% 270(mg) Protein 2% 0.79g Riboflavin 3% 0.045(mg) Selenium 1% 0.7 (mg)
Thiamin 1% 0.014(mg) Vitamin B-6 4% 0.082(mg) Vitamin C 29% 17.2(mg) Vitamin K 2% 1.5(mg) Zinc 2% 0.32(mg)

The radish is an edible root vegetable of the family Brassicaceae that was domesticated in Asia prior to Roman times. Radishes are grown and consumed throughout the world, being mostly eaten raw as a crunchy salad vegetable with a pungent flavor.radish, (Raphanus sativus), annual or biennial plant in the mustard family (Brassicaceae), grown for its large succulent taproot. The common radish is likely of Asian or Mediterranean origin and is cultivated worldwide.They are particularly high in Calcium, Vitamins C.

How Much Space Does Radish Plants Need?

When growing annual radishes for seed, increase spacing to 4-6 inches between plants in rows 24 inches apart. When growing biennial radishes for seed, increase spacing to 12-18 inches between plants in rows 24-48 inches apart.

What Type Soil Does Radish Like?

Any well-drained, slightly acidic to neutral soil with pH 6 to 7 will do for radishes, as long as the soil is not compacted. Although daikon can penetrate heavy soils to depths more than one foot, the roots will not be as smooth, uniform and tender as those grown in lighter, prepared soils.

Planting Instructions

Directly sow seeds outdoors ½ to 1 inch deep and 1 inch apart in rows 12 inches apart. Sow another round of seeds every 10 days or so while weather is still cool for a continuous harvest of radishes in the late spring and early summer.


Normal- Just before you plant your radishes, you should work some all-purpose fertilizer into the soil. Apply about one pound (0.45 kg.) of 16-20-0 or 10-10-10 fertilizer per 100 square feet (9 square meters) of soil. Ideally, you should be planting your seeds in 10 foot (3 m.)

Vegan- For best results if growing in small to medium size containers, be sure to incorporated before planting our Callemo Powder to help support the plants Calcium and Magnesium needs. Then our VeGrow Quick Start to get the root system started and then use our VeGrow Supreme once a week for the duration of the plants life cycle.

What can I plant next to Radish?

Plant radishes near beans, beets, celeriac, chervil, cucumber, lettuce, mint, parsnip, peas, spinach, squash, and tomatoes.

Harvest Time

Radishes will be ready to harvest quite rapidly, as soon as 3 weeks after planting for some varieties. For most varieties, harvest when roots are approximately 1 inch in diameter at the soil surface. Pull one out and test it before harvesting the rest. Do not leave radishes in the ground long after their mature stage.


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