Radish 'Caro'

Handsome, purple-pink skinned, white fleshed radish with crunchy texture. More
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Handsome, purple-pink skinned, white fleshed radish with crunchy texture.

Genus Raphanus sativus
Variety Caro
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Radish
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Alkaline, Clay, Neutral
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Spacing Sow as thinly as possible in a 15cm strip. Thin as you eat to 5cm. In gutters, sow 3cm apart in compost.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow in gutterpipes February - September, or wait until the frosts have past and sow direct from April.
Care Tips Keep well watered to prevent the roots from splitting. Can be grown in container pots, as well as gutters.
Storing Separate the leaves from the bulbs, and store both in the fridge in plastic bags, the bulbs will keep for 3-4 days and the leaves for about 48 hours.
Harvesting March - October, 4-6 weeks from sowing.
Cooking Notes To eat raw, wash the roots and have them with sea salt. You can also eat the leaves - they have a good peppery flavour and make a punchy addition to any mixed leaf salad. Or, use in a stir fry or in a pasta sauce when the leaves get a little too big.
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