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Botanical name:- Raphanus Sativus

  • 4 L
SKU: radish-raphanus-sativus Categories: ,
Scientific nameRaphanus sativus
Common name
Temperature requirement10-25 °C
LightFull sunlight
WateringWater everyday & keep moist
PestsCutworm, aphids, flea beetles and root maggots.
Pet friendlinessNot hazardous
Maximum plant height10-35 cm
Potting mixPotting soil/red soil/manure/perlite
Pot requirementGood drainage & repot every 1-2 years
NutritionApply manure for first 15 days and npk for next 15 days
Pruning & trainingRemove dead & diseased leaves with sterile shears
Common color & season
DescriptionThe leafy tops are very rich in vitamin a, b, c and minerals particularly ca and fe.The roots and leaves are consumed both as salad and as cooked vegetable. The roots are good appetizer, effective in curing liver, gall bladder and urinary disorders,piles and gastrodynia.It is a good source of vitamin c containing 15-40 mg per 100g of edible portion. Pink skinned radishes are generally richer in vitamin c than white skinned ones. The young tender pods are also used as vegetable. The soil of selected field should be deep, light and friable.The field should be well drained.It can grow on slightly acidic soils (ph 5.5-6-8).Radish is well suited to a cool moderate climate especially in the vegetative stage but due to its rapid growth it has a wider distribution. For seed production, a less humid climate is required.Long spell of hot dry period is not suitable for seed production.Temperature of 32 °C can cause injury to stigma and pollen may fail to germinate.

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