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Radish French Breakfast 3

radish radish ‘French Breakfast 3’
Position: full sun
Soil: humus-rich moisture retentive soil

For quick results there’s nothing better than growing radishes and this is a real classic: within four weeks of sowing you can expect to be pulling the peppery round roots with their characteristic red shoulders and white tips. Reliable trouble-free and outstanding quality they’re uniformly tender and crunchy and a delicious way to pep up your summer salads. The flowers are edible too. A heritage introduced before 1885 this variety was a favorite among French market gardeners.

Growing Instructions:Choose a sunny sheltered spot with free-draining soil and sow sparingly direct where they are to grow in shallow drills. Thinning is not necessary: taking care not to disturb other roots pull out the largest as they reach the size of a marble when they’re at their tenderest. The rest will grow to fill the space they leave. Don’t sow too many radishes at once