Radishes are available as summer varieties (being small, round, cylindrical or pointed), whilst winter varieties are larger and turnip-like. Summer radishes can be eaten raw in salads, whilst the larger, winter radishes can be cooked in the same way as Swede. Oriental Mooli radishes incidentally can be grown as per winter radishes.
Grow preferably in sun, and fertile, moist soil.
Sow seed: 1cm deep, 1cm (summer varieties) or 23cm (winter varieties) apart from early to late spring (summer varieties), or mid to late summer (winter varieties)
Varieties: Cherry Belle, Scarlet Globe (Summer varieties), Black Spanish Round, Munchen Bier