Pink Ball radishes get their name from their very rotund shape and vibrant pink exterior. This particular variety has a mild zest flavor and a tender crispy texture, making it great for adding to any salad.
How to Grow Pink Ball Radish
- Latin Name: Raphanus sativus
- Days to Maturity: 20-25
- Hardiness Zone: 3-12
- Soil: Well Drained
- Temperature: Cooler
- Light Preference: Full sun or partial shade
- Depth: 1/2"
- Plant Space: 1-2"
- Row Spacing: 3-4"
- Pests/disease: Flea beetles
- Seed Count:
- 1 oz- Approximately 2,300 Seeds
- 4 oz- Approximately 9,100 Seeds
- 1 lb- Approximately 32,400 Seeds
Like many varieties of radish they do best in cooler temperatures. It is best to plant them in early spring to late summer when the temperatures are at their coolest. It is important to keep soil well watered to prevent the fruits from drying out. Pick promptly when full maturity has been reached and enjoy!