Red round radish (Gol Mooli) is one of the fastest growing vegetable which can be planted in cool climate. Red radish is not only tasty and crunchy but also very beneficial for our health. You can easily growing radishes in pots from radish seeds. It’s very interesting to grow your own red radish quickly at home. If you follow our growing instructions and use the best soil and seeds, you’ll get the best results growing red round radishes in a few days. Buy the best Quality Red Round Radish Seeds Online at the best price in India from www.organicbazar.net with a Good Germination rate.
About this item
- Number of Round Radish seeds: 100+ Seeds (Approximately)
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5 inches deep in a seedling tray or Container, or Pots.
- Germination Time: 4 to 10 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 12 to 23°C
- Harvesting: 6 to 8 week
- Sowing season: Throughout the year (Rainy season June to October and winter seasons October to Feb)
- Plant vigor: Strong plant Round Root
What size grow bag is best for Red Round Radish?
Red Round Radish Growing Season In India
Red radish grows very quickly and healthy in cooler temperature of spring and fall. You can sow red round radish seeds from October to February month.
How to Grow Red Round Radish in Pot
Direct seed sowing in any pot/grow bag is the best way to grow red round radish because transplanting disturbs their roots. Choose a pot/grow bag (18-24 inches wide and 6-12 inches deep) with well drainage holes. Ideal temperature for red round radish seeds germination is 12-23 degree Celsius. Best soil mix for planting red round radish is –
- 40% normal garden soil
- 40% cow manure or vermicompost
- 10% coco peat
- 5% bone meal powder
- 5% neem cake powder
Red round radish seeds sowing method
Sow round red radish seeds directly in a pot or grow bag about 0.5 inch deep and 2 inch apart in soil. Give light water through water can and keep soil moist. Radish seeds will be germinated within 4-10 days (depends on growing conditions). Keep the container in sunny place where it receives proper sunlight.
When To Fertilize Round Red Radish Plant
Red radish or other radishes does not need much fertilizer after planting. Radish like plenty of phosphorous so, make sure that you have added organic fertilizer and bone meal powder into soil before seeds sowing. Don’t use too much nitrogen because it will encourage heavy top growth and discourages root bulbs.
Red Round Radish Care Tips
Water – Give regular water to radish plant and keep soil moist not soggy.
Soil – For better result of red radish plant use well drained, slightly acidic to neutral soil with ph of 6.0 to 7.0.
Sunlight – Radishes need full sun (at least 6 hours of direct light is necessary for fast growth of red round radish plants). however, it can tolerate partial shade.
Temperature – This is mainly a cool-season crop; however, it can tolerate higher temperatures. Ideal temperature for growing red radish plant is 10-30 degree Celsius.
Common pests and diseases – Some pests like snail, slugs, aphids, flea beetles, cutworms, cabbage looper can attack radish plants. Cabbage maggot can spread a disease called bacterial black spot to the roots. Use organic insecticide neem oil to control pests and diseases in radish plants.
Weeds – Pull weeds on a regular basis. Some weed start coming up and take away precious nutrition from radish plants. To prevent your radish plant from weeds and keep moist in soil and, mulch lightly (but not too much) with grass clippings or straw.
When to Harvest Round Red Radish
- Radish will be mature quickly within 45-60 days from seeds sowing.
- You can cut red round radish when roots are about one inch across.
- Once your radish mature, pull them quickly.
Red Round Radish Special Features
- Common name – Lal mooli (in Hindi)
- Scientific name – Raphanus sativus
- Plant Height – Up to 10 inches
- Companion plant – Lettuce, tomato, carrots, peas, spinach
Why my red radish growing long and thin?
Red radish become long and thin, if you will grow them in hot weather and unsuitable soil. And if there is an excess of nitrogen in soil, radish shape will be change.
Why are my radishes not making bulbs?
The main reason for not growing radish bulbs is overcrowding. Radishes need more space to grow their bulbs and overcrowding doesn’t provide space to grow bulbs.
Do radishes grow well in pots?
Of course, radish plants grow easily and quickly in pots.
How deep should a container be for radishes?
A container or grow bags should be 6-12 inches deep and 18-24 inches wide.
How many radishes does a plant produce?
One radish seed produce only one radish plant and one radish plant grow only one radish.
Why are my red radish seeds not germinating?
Red radish seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, over watering or under watering.
Why are my radish leaves turning yellow?
The most common reason for yellow leaves on a red radish plants is under watering. Give proper water to radish plants, keep soil moist.
Why my red radish plants dying?
Improper watering practices like under watering or over watering is the main reason of radish plant die. Red radish plants cannot survive without water but too much water also kills the plant.
Country of Origin - India