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Certified Organic Deep Till Radish

Certified Organic

Certified Organic Deep Till Radishes make an excellent cover crop that enhances and builds the soil while capturing important nutrients.

Certified Organic Deep Till Radishes offer substantial forage, break up soils into the hardpan allowing for water and air infiltration while leaving the ground subtle and nutrient rich for crop that follows. Certified Organic Deep Till Radish have a large, long, fleshy taproot that can be up to 18″ itself. The actual Radish plant can reach 1-2 feet high above the ground in a semi-erect nature and has succulent wide leaves that are soft and is very palatable.

*Organic seeds and grains are grown by organic growers that adhere to the strict organic practices that are required by organic producers. No chemical fertilizer, insecticides or herbicides are allowed in producing this seed. Genetic purity is maintained throughout the production and processing of this seed.

Establishment

Plant at 1/4″ depth.
Radishes should be planted in the spring or fall (by mid September). . Radishes are tolerant of cold temperatures up to about 25 degrees and it will take several below 20 degree nights to kill them off. Seeding rates will vary depending on method. Radishes need plenty of Nitrogen to put on fast growth-ideally plant in a field with good manure history or apply 50#/Acre of N preplant. Radishes will give the greatest benefits if allowed at least 60 days growth. In the spring, Radishes can be planted early to provide fast cover and green manure for cash crops put in late May or early June. Fall plantings provide the most benefit. If late fall temperatures stay warmer, you may have to mow crop to prevent reseeding the subsequent year. Radishes produces poorly in humid conditions and will not tolerate shading or traffic. Planting Radishes on the same field for more than 2 years or with other mustard family brassicas, is not recommended.

Management

45-60 days Maturity

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