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Radish Seeds - Black Spanish

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  • Seed Count: 250 Seeds
  • Maturity Date: 55-60 Days from Planting
  • Radish Type: Winter radish
  • Skin Color: Deep black
  • Flesh Color: Bright white
  • Flavor Profile: Spicy and robust
  • Plant Growth Habit: Upright, root vegetable
  • Preferred Conditions: Full sun, well-drained soil

History: The Black Spanish Radish, an ancient variety, has a rich history dating back centuries. It is believed to have been cultivated in Europe since the 16th century, with a noteworthy presence in Spanish cuisine. Over time, it spread throughout Europe and later to the Americas, where it has been appreciated for both its unique appearance and its robust flavor. Its enduring popularity is a testament to its adaptability and the distinct taste it brings to various culinary traditions.

Uses: Black Spanish Radishes are celebrated for their culinary versatility. Known for their bold, spicy flavor, they add a piquant kick to dishes. They can be eaten raw, adding crunch and heat to salads, or used as a zesty garnish. Cooking tempers their spiciness, making them suitable for roasting, baking, or adding to soups and stews. These radishes are also valued for their health benefits, including high vitamin C content and digestive properties.

Growing Habits & Planting Instructions: These radishes thrive in cooler weather, making them an excellent choice for fall planting. Sow seeds 1/2 inch deep in well-drained soil, spacing them about 2-3 inches apart, in rows 12-18 inches apart. They prefer full sun but can tolerate partial shade. Regular watering, particularly as the roots develop, is crucial for optimal growth. Black Spanish Radishes are generally resistant to pests and diseases, making them a robust choice for both novice and experienced gardeners.

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