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An heirloom radish that is crisp, mild and easy to grow. Both the greens and the bright scarlet roots are edible. Quick to mature, it’s one of the first of the spring crops on the table.
French Breakfast Radish Seeds
[28 days] The French Breakfast radish has been around over 100 years and performs wonderfully in just about any cool weather conditions. In fact, it’s hard to get it wrong with these superb little radishes. They germinate easily and watered adequately, do quite well in just about any soil. Their oblong roots are startlingly scarlet, tapering off to white at the ends, and the flesh is crisp and mildly spicy when young.
French Breakfast radishes are fantastic in salads or eaten raw with butter and salt. They’re also great grilled or oven roasted, both of which bring out its subtly sweet, nutty flavour. They also make an attractive garnish. Grows best in cool weather and planted in a sunny location.
How long do French Breakfast Radish seeds take to grow? Radishes like to grow in cool, frost free weather and is usually a spring season harvest. It can grow in fall and winter if there is no fear of frost. Many varieties of radish, including French Breakfast, take between 20 and 25 days to reach maturity for a harvest.
Can you grow French Breakfast radish seeds in pots and contaienrs? French Breakfast radishes are one of the fastest growing vegetables available. You can plant them in soil or in pots for quick harvests with minimal effort!
Do French Breakfast radish seeds need full sun to grow? If you are growing your radish seeds in spring, they will need full sun to get the extra levels of heat. In summer your French Breakfast radish seeds can grow properly in semi-shaded locations as the soil will remain cool. If left in hot soils your seeds will boly and become a spicy, unpleasant flavour.
French Breakfast Details
- Average Germination Time
- 4 - 7 Days
- Sowing Method
- Direct to Ground
- Days to Maturity
- 30 Days
- Packet Seed Count
- Recommended Soil pH
Sow and Harvest Times