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The humble Radish is an incredibly easy vegetable to grow, as they tolerate most soil types and are quick to crop (usually within three weeks). They're delicious eaten raw, offering a fiery burst of flavour to salads. There's a wide variety of cultivars to choose from too, ranging from near spherical red-and-white roots, to long, thin white radishes, also known as mooli.

Radish 

Because radishes are so quick to crop, don't sow all the seeds in one go, but at weekly intervals, for a successional crop through summer.  A member of the cruciferous family, which also include Brussels Sprouts, cabbages, and cauliflowers and as such contain sulphurous componds which have been linked to protection from certain types of cancer.

Benefits of the Radish

  • Low in calories.
  • Good source of vitamin C.

Drawback

  • None
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