This popular, large, long white daikon is a traditional variety that comes from Nerima-ku of Tokyo, Japan. It grows 15-17” long and has crisp, firm flesh. An easily grown autumn/winter maturing variety that grows best in deep, rich soils.
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 120-150 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- 20,000 seed count per pound.
- Maturity: Approx. 70 days
- Planting season: Late summer/early fall
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in late summer/fall in a sunny location. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Use in soup, salad, pickled or fresh. It is usually prepared as takuan pickles. Daikon oroshi (coarsely grated daikon using a Japanese grater) is delicious in sauces used for soba noodles, tempura and sashimi.