Radish (Raphanus sativus var. caudatus)

Rat Tail

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.