An RHS AGM variety producing globe shaped roots with ruby red skins and crisp, succulent flesh. Radish 'Rougette' has short tops making it well suited to growing in frames or under cloches for the earliest radishes of the season. Make successional sowings throughout the spring and summer months for a longer cropping period. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4").
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Companion planting: Try growing radishes with mint to deter flea beetles, which chew irregular holes in the leaves.
Thin out seedlings to 3-5cm (1 to 2in) apart.
Water during dry spells. Harvest as soon as the roots reach reasonable size, if left too long they will become hot and woody.
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