With Rat Tail podding radishes you eat the seed pods, not the roots.
PHOTO: RICK WETHERBEE
These beauties are Misato Rose Chinese radishes.
WILLIAM D. ADAMS
Mild-flavored Chinese White Winter radishes keep well in a root cellar.
The sweet Misato Green radish can be planted in spring or fall.
Japanese daikons can grow very large.
Use Black Spanish Round for pickling and cooking.
Rat Tail radishes in bloom.
Illustration of radishes from the garden.
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