Radish, Cherry Belle

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Geography/History:
Records are available to prove that cherry belle radish was in use, even during Roman era. Its roots can be traced all over west Asia and Europe, giving credentials to the fact that cherry belle radish has always been in use.

Nutritional Value:
Cherry belle radish is a rich source of ascorbic acid, folic acid and one can expect potassium in good quantity too. Vitamin B6, copper and calcium are also present, making the cherry belle radish, a health food indeed.

Sun:                             Full
Spacing:                     4” to 6”
Height:                        3”
Optimum Soil Ph:    5.5 to 6.8
Days To Maturity:    20-30
Sowing Method:       Directly Outdoors

Planting/Growing Tips:
Sow seeds approx. 1/2″ deep, 1″ apart.  Thin to 4″ after seedlings are 2″ tall.  Cool weather is needed for best development. Sow seed directly wherever there is extra space in the garden. Radishes make good, living row markers for slower germinating crops like carrots.

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