Growing Radishes in Hunt County, Texas

by Stephanie Suesan Smith on January 23, 2012

It is almost time to plant your radishes for the spring garden.  They are one of the first things that are ready to harvest in the spring.  Plant groups of them one week apart so you do not get more radishes at one time then you can eat.

For detailed instructions on how to plant radishes, see Growing Radishes.   Here is a snapshot of the information you need to choose what cultivar to plant.

when to plant: February 5 to April 15th, September 1 to November 1
depth of planting:  1/2 inch
spacing of plants inside row: 1 inch
spacing of rows: 1 foot
time to harvest: 20-30 days
fertilizing:  one cup of 10-20-10 per 10 feet of row at planting

cultivars for Hunt County:

Cultivar Days to Harvest
Champion 20
Cherriette 24
Cherry Belle 22
White Icicle 30
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