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Unique edible seed pods taste just like radishes


Unique edible seed pods taste just like radishes

  • Produces lots of green, edible, bean-like seed pods
  • Delicious in stir-fries and salads, or pickled
  • Pollinators love the delicate and decorative flowers
  • Long harvest window
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Product Description

Unlike a typical radish, Rat-tail produces tons of green, edible, bean-like seed pods rather than just one pink or white root. Bees love buzzing between their petite white, pink, and purple flowers just as much as you'll love its classic root-radish flavor. Terrific for adding to stir-fries and salads. Try them with your favorite pickling spices for a truly unique treat--and with its high yields, you'll have plenty to share. Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in full sunlight to give the very best care to these unique seed pods. They'll stand up to summer heat, too. 45-50 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Raphanus sativus var. caudatus
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Height: 2-5 feet.
  • Spacing: 6 inches apart
  • Zone: 2-11
  • Spread: 6-12 inches.
  • Color: Green
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Depth: 1/4 inch.
  • Germination: 4 - 6 days.
  • Days to Maturity: 45-50 days
  • Yield: High Yield.
  • Soil Preference: Fertile, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Fast growth rate.
  • Form: Slender seed pods above ground.
  • Flowers: White, pink, purple flowers.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 200 seeds per packet.
  • Size: 1/2 - 1 -1.5 inches.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Lacewings, Lady Beetles & Encapsulated Earthworms Nematodes
1A 5/3 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
1B - 2A 5/10 - 11/1 5/10 - 11/1
2B - 3B 4/26 - 11/1 4/26 - 11/1
4A - 6A 4/12 - 11/1 4/12 - 11/1
6B - 7A 4/5 - 11/1 4/5 - 11/1
7B - 8B 3/8 - 11/1 3/8 - 11/1
9A - 10B 2/22 - 11/1 2/22 - 11/1
Last Order Date 10/28/2019 10/28/2019

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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