Rat's Tail Radish (Raphanus sativus var. caudatus)


Also called "Snake radish", this radish is a very old variety originating from Indonesia. It does not develop a root, but is eaten by... the tail! It is actually the aerial pods that are edible and look like rat tails. Tender and tasty (pods, not rat tails!), slightly spicy, they can be eaten raw, cooked or marinated.

Radish is usually a cold climate crop and is best planted in the spring. On the other hand, the Rattail radish likes to be planted early, but loves the heat. It will flower when the hot weather arrives in August!

Number of seeds per packet : 40

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  • Plant type
    • Annual
  • Quantity
    • Envelope of about 40 seeds
  • Exposure
    • Full sun
  • Shape
    • Shrub
  • Watering
    • Tolerates drought
  • Sowing
    • Directly in the garden
  • Plantation
    • In warmed ground
  • Days to maturity
    • 50 days
  • Germination
    • 5 to 10 days
  • Plant spacing
    • 45 cm
  • Depth
    • 1 cm
  • Width
    • 40 cm to 70 cm
  • Height
    • 1,5 m
  • Color
  • Family
    • Brassicaceae

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Plant type: Annual
Quantity: Envelope of about 40 seeds
Exposure: Full sun
Shape: Shrub
Watering: Tolerates drought
Sowing: Directly in the garden
Plantation: In warmed ground
Days to maturity: 50 days
Germination: 5 to 10 days
Plant spacing: 45 cm
Depth: 1 cm
Width: 40 cm to 70 cm
Height: 1,5 m
Color: Green
Family: Brassicaceae

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