Daikon Radish Mooli Minowase

Botanical Name: Raphanus sativus

Approx 150 seeds
NZ$5.35

Details

The succulent long white roots have a crisp texture and mildly tangy flavour. In Japan, Daikon is often served as a crunchy accompaniment to rice. It’s a great addition to salads and sushi, or made into crudités to serve with dip. Also excellent when cooked.

How To Grow

Well prepared, well drained soil in sunny position. 5mm (1/4”) deep in rows 25cm (10”) apart.

When To Plant

All year round, direct where they are to grow.

Harvest

Harvest: 6-9 weeks from sowing.

Sow

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Soil Type

fertile, well drained

Important Note

These seeds may be treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals. Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees. If your packet has been treated it will be well marked with a warning and the seeds will be dyed a distinct colour.

When

All year round, direct where they are to grow.

Where

Well prepared, well drained soil in sunny position.

How Sow

5mm (1/4”) deep in rows 25cm (10”) apart.

Care

Water and fertilise to ensure quick growth. Harvest: 6-9 weeks from sowing.

Our Seed Guarantee

If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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Recipe

Spring salad with radishes and cucumbers

Spring salad with radishes and cucumbers

Ingredients

  • 2 small cucumbers
  • 1 large Daikon radish
  • 5 red radishes
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or peanut oil
  • 2 tbs fresh chopped dill salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Thinly slice cucumber and radishes.
  2. Whisk vinegar, lemon juice, oil and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl.
  3. Drizzle over vegetables and toss.
  4. Top with your choice of dill, parsley or chives.
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