Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Raphanus
Species: R. sativus


The radish, the family Brassicaceae, produces a swollen taproot that develops in various forms. The color is usually bright red but there are varieties that have different colors. The shape may be round, spherical, semi-long or long and the size range from 0.5 cm to 45 cm in width and from 1 cm to 100 cm (in the variety longipinnatus).

Growing Sheet

Scientific name Raphanus sativus
Productivity cycle Annual
Recommended Seeding in the ground
Amount of seeds 2.00 g
Sowing Depth 0.50 cm
Distance between rows 10 cm / 15 cm
Distance between rows 3 cm / 5 cm
Estimated number of plants/sqm 300.00
Average growing time 30 gg / 40 gg
Average sprouting time 4 gg / 7 gg
Produce per sqm 0.70 kg / 1.00 kg
Estimated growing sqm per person 0.3
Ideal Sprouting Temperature (C°) 7 °c - 25 °c
Min. Temperature (C°) 5 °c
Soil pH 6.00 / 7.00
Can be grown in pots yes



Variety that grows well in protected cultivation


Long root variety, white tip


Widespread variety, bright red

Saxa 2

This variety is particularly appreciated because it’s easy to grow. It’s an early cropping plant that produces bright red, round radishes. The flesh is crisp and doesn’t split open.

Saxa 2