Radish (Raphanus sativus var. caudatus)
Radish ‘Rat Tail’ is grown for its mild radish tasting seed pods, eaten fresh, pickled or chopped in fresh salads or stir-fries.
English common name: Radish
Typical pod size: 9 x 1cm (length x width)
Maturity: Early, fast cropping for successional sowing
Best period to harvest: seedlings as micro-greens or pods once they mature to green.
Production: open field.
Culinary use: eat leaves and stems fresh as micro-greens, seed pods fresh in salads, chopped in stir-fries or steamed in Asian dishes.