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Radish (Raphanus sativus)
The radish is an annual vegetable from the cruciferae family
ROTATIONIt is grown in the root vegetable bed.
CULTIVATIONDepending on the variety the seeds are sown during a waning crescent moon in spring or the following autumn.
NEIGHBOURING PLANTSIt likes being near carrots, turnips and potatoes. It doesn't like being grown near to garlic, shallots and onions.
DISEASES AND PARASITESIf they grow quickly they have few problems,otherwise the same as for the turnip.
ADVICESow the radish mixed with carrots.
Renew planting the seeds often to provide plants for a long time.
Be careful not to let them grow too big or they become 'woody'.