Discover Unique Varieties of Radishes for the Garden

Dorren G. Howard shares unique varieties of radishes you can grow in your garden, includes conditions for growing radishes, seed sources, radish pickling recipe and and exotic types of radishes.



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