This Chinese daikon radish is very popular in Taiwan and Japan. Its snow white roots are carrot-shaped, grow 15" long and 2 1/2" in diameter and have finely textured flesh. Average weight is 1.5 lbs. While an excellent performer in subtropical and tropical areas, it is not suitable for spring sowing in cool climates.
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 100-110 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.)
- Average 25,000 seed count per pound.
- Maturity: Approx. 55 days
- Planting season: Year round in warm climates
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil in a sunny location. Sow seeds year round in subtropical and tropical areas. 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, pickle or fresh. Daikon oroshi (coarsely grated daikon using a Japanese grater) is delicious with soba noodles and tempura.