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Radish 'French Breakfast 3'

Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. sativus 'French Breakfast 3'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

15cm

15cm

Min

5cm

30 days to reach maturity

Flowering

This plant has no fragrance

Radish 'French Breakfast 3' Overview

Radish 'French Breakfast 3' is a quick and easy growing root vegetable with a bright red color and blunted white coloured ends. These crisp peppery tasting roots can be ready to be harvested within 4 weeks.

Common problems with Radish 'French Breakfast 3'

How to harvest Radish 'French Breakfast 3'

Harvest 3-5 weeks after sowing. Pick radishes any time after the tuber has developed but they will be larger if left in the ground. The tuber should be visible through the soil or you can brush some of the soil from the radish top to check the tuber.

How to propagate Radish 'French Breakfast 3'

Seed

Sow seeds in early spring to early summer, and again from late summer, 12-15 cm apart and 10-15 mm deep. Germination takes 4-10 days. continue sowing every second week to have continuous supply.

Special features of Radish 'French Breakfast 3'

Crop rotation

Do not plant rootcrops or cabbage family in the same spot, alternate with legume family or light feeders like salads first.

Pot plant

They can be grown in pots in a light potting mix. Provide the wide pot at lease 10 deep.

Other uses of Radish 'French Breakfast 3'

Medicinal

Vitamin C and other minerals.

Edible

The crunchy taproots are edible with a sweetly spicy flavour. They are great sliced or grated in salads and make beautiful garnishes.