Radish 'Pink Beauty'
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. sativus 'Pink Beauty'
Radish , Radys (Afr.)
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Radishes are a quick and easy growing root vegetable. Pink Beauty has a soft rosy-pink skin and mild flavoured white flesh. Pink Beauty is low maintenance and is perfect for a gardener that likes no fuss vegetable gardens.
Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring
Sow every two weeks and harvest 3-5 weeks after sowing. Harvest promptly to avoid pithiness when roots are the size of a large marble.
Direct sow during the year, 10-15mm deep and 12-15 cm apart. Germination takes 4-10 days. Sow every 2 weeks to have a continuous supply of fresh vegetables.
Cool and moist
Soil PH preference
Contains vitamin C and other minerals.
The taproots are edible, with a mildly sweet flavour and are great additions to salads and gourmet dishes.
Radishes are fairly disease resistant but are susceptible to flea beetles and cabbage root maggots.
Strawberries, asparagus, beans, peas, carrots, cucumbers, lettuce, parsnips