Radish Seeds - Sparkler
- Seed Count: 250 Seeds
- Maturity Date: 32 Days
- Root Appearance: Bright scarlet tops fading to white at the lower 1/3.
- Shape: Round to round-oval bulb.
- Flavor Profile: Snappy and delicious.
- Leaf Use: Great for salads and garnishing.
- Root Use: Versatile in salads, stir-frying, and pickling.
- Notable Feature: Delicious early production.
History: The Sparkler Radish, though relatively new, has quickly become a favorite amongst garden enthusiasts and chefs alike. Its origin traces back to traditional radish varieties, where selective breeding has prioritized its vibrant colors and unique flavor profile. Over time, the Sparkler Radish has carved its own niche, standing out in gardens and plates worldwide.
Uses: The Sparkler Radish isn't just a treat for the eyes with its vibrant scarlet tops, but it's also a culinary delight. The crisp texture and snappy flavor make it a perfect addition to salads. Its leaves, often overlooked in other radish varieties, are edible and are perfect for garnishing dishes, enhancing both visual appeal and taste. Moreover, its medium-sized roots are versatile and can be employed in various dishes—whether you want them freshly tossed in salads, stir-fried for a crunchy side, or pickled for a tangy snack, the Sparkler Radish delivers on all fronts.
Growth Habit & Planting Instructions: Sparkler Radishes prefer a well-draining soil rich in organic matter. Ensure the planting site receives full sunlight. Sow the seeds half an inch deep, spacing them about an inch apart. For a continuous harvest, consider successive planting every week. Water the radishes consistently to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. As radishes are fast growers, it's essential to harvest them once they reach their maturity at around 32 days to enjoy their best flavor and texture. The early production of the Sparkler Radish ensures you get to savor them sooner than most other varieties.