Radish Seeds

Growing suggestions for radish seeds

Sow radish seeds directly in the soil. Sow them outdoors from March under fleece, or under cover from mid February in rows 10-15cm apart. They are useful for inter-cropping and catch-cropping or marking rows of slower germinating seeds.

Radish growing calendar


Crop History

Radishes (raphanus sativus) have been cultivated for about 4,000 years. The varieties grown today trace back to three separate domestications of wild radishes in Eurasia and Japan. Radishes are an edible root vegetable of the Brassicaceae family. The strong, slightly pungent flavour of radishes is caused by allyl isothiocyanates. These are oils present in mustard, horseradish, and wasabi as well.


There is a very high demand for seed at the moment so we are doing our best to keep up with orders and packeting up more seeds. As such we are only accepting a certain amount of orders per day.

Our online shop will be open from 9am each day and we will close it once we have reached our capacity, we have also had to put limits on the amount of any one variety per order (3) and of total order amount (£50), to try to be as fair as possible to all our customers.

Thanks for your patience - we hope you and your loved ones are fit and healthy during this challenging time.

P.S. we apologise in advance if you happen to be in the middle of placing an order when we shut down the shop, and understand how frustrating this would be, but it will inevitably happen to some

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