Extremely valuable compost crop
with very deep tap root that brings up nutrients from the subsoil and breaks up clay.
Produces a great bulk of material.Edible big juicy roots like daikon, relished by animals like sheep and used for winter forage.
May be grown for human food too-it is less-uniform strain of daikon radish.
BOTANICAL NAME: Raphanus sativus
Seed should be sown in mid-summer and no later than early fall. Allow crop to mature over winter. The crop will gradually die down on the surface of the soil, ready to be incorporated into the ground, which will be ready for planting in the spring. Matures in approximately 17 weeks. May also be harvested for compost. Big juicy roots are edible and nutritious for animals and humans. Sow about one packet per 100 square feet.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: ALL/Matures 17+/Harvest 4-8/Yield 100-540/Spacing 3"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Bee Friendly, Stores well, Fodder Crop