A picture of a Radish 'Scarlet Globe'

Radish 'Scarlet Globe'

Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. sativus 'Scarlet Globe'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size








30 days to reach maturity

Radish 'Scarlet Globe' Overview

Radish 'Scarlet Globe' produces a bright red spherical root which has a white flesh, and a mild peppery flavour. They can be ready to harvest in 3 to 5 weeks and can be grown throughout the year if given some protection.

Common problems with Radish 'Scarlet Globe'

How to harvest Radish 'Scarlet Globe'

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 'Scarlet Globe'


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 'Scarlet Globe'

Pot plant

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

Crop rotation

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

Other uses of Radish 'Scarlet Globe'


Vitamin C and other minerals.


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