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Organic Radish (French Breakfast) Seeds

VEGE-RADI-2-1

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We love adding colour and personality to salads with colourful flower petals and cute wee flavour bombs like Radishes.  Our cheerful French Breakfast Radishes are a great apartment gardening option because they can be grown in a pot. So easy to grow from seed - even a beginner gardener can do it!

Our organic French Breakfast Radish Seed packets contain around 100 seeds - plenty to snack on for a small family!  (Plant successive sowings so you can enjoy them for longer!)

What are Radishes (Raphanus sativus)?

Radish, are cute, colourful and slightly spicy root vegetables.  In the right conditions, they grow to about 5 cm round.  French Breakfast is an elegant, elongated oval variety with a red root and white tip.  It is a quick growing annual that has a delicious mild flavour. 

Radish are traditionally associated with European style cottage gardens, but they are also a great apartment option because they can be grown in a pot. This is a very easy vegetable for a beginner garden to grow.   

Culinary Uses for Radish

As part of the Mustard family, radishes pack a peppery punch in your salads.  Slice these colourful vegetables into your salads - blue cheese dressing goes particularly well with their spicy flavour.  Pop sliced pickled radishes in your tacos, pair with salmon or try them in a Lebanese Radish Salad.  You can roast radishes too - they take on a milder, sweeter flavour when cooked this way.   

Growing Conditions - Radish (French Breakfast) 

   

Radish thrive in full sun, cooler temperatures and a slightly alkaline, rich and light soil. Young plants need regular water to get started and ensure tender, rather than tough Radishes. Chervil, Marigolds and Mint are good companion plants for Radishes. 

Once established, Radishes can cope with frost and wind.  They will survive mild spells of dry weather, but do best in soil that is keep consistently moist (not soggy). Radish plants are medium - heavy feeders, so keep them happy with regular applications of worm or seaweed tea during the growing season.    

Growing Instructions - Radish (French Breakfast) Seeds

  • Direct sow: Early spring - early autumn (2 seeds per hole)
  • Spacing: 3- 5 cm apart 
  • Sowing depth: 1 - 2 cm
  • Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy while seeds are germinating
  • Germination: 6 - 10 days
  • Thin at seedling stage - pinch out the smaller of each seedling pair
  • Harvest: 25 - 40 days 

      We offer a replacement guarantee

      To give you peace of mind, we offer a replacement guarantee if your plants do not arrive in good condition.  If there is a problem please let us know as soon as you receive your package and we will work with you to resolve it.

      What will postage cost?

      Postage varies by region, and by parcel size/weight. 

      Customers are asked to choose the correct postage option at checkout (urban or rural). 

      If you order a worm farm or garden bed and plants in the same order, the postage for the worm farm will be added to the postage for the other items.  (These items are dispatched from separate locations.) 

      If you live in the South Island, Waiheke or Great Barrier Island, please contact us for a custom shipping quote: info@urbanbounty.co.nz 

      How often do you dispatch?

      To reduce the risk of plants sitting in a courier depot over weekends, we usually ship orders on a Monday, Tuesday or Thursday (except public holidays).   

      How do you package your products?

      We take extra care to water plants well and drain them before sending.  Plants are shipped in specially designed packaging, designed to reduce the risk of damage in transit. Trees and bushes are securely wrapped in paper to reduce risk of soil escaping during transit.  They are well supported with scrunched up paper to prevent movement during transit.  

       

      Where do you deliver to? 

      We deliver to most locations in the North Island - you can order and make payment via our website, Facebook or Instagram stores.  

      South Island, Waiheke and Great Barrier

      While we deliver to the South Island, we ask customers in these locations to email us for a quote: info@urbanbounty.co.nz  Shipping to the South Island can be expensive and is extremely variable by location - we like to avoid nasty shocks at checkout! 

      We don’t generally ship to Waiheke, Great Barrier except by special arrangement. (Delivery can be expensive, and we want to ensure that our live plants arrive in good condition.)  If items are small and non-perishable (such as seeds) delivery may be possible.  Contact us to discuss options: info@urbanbounty.co.nz

      Do you deliver to post office boxes?

      Unfortunately live products like plants, garden beds and worm farms can't be delivered to Post Office Boxes. Large items (like garden furniture) are delivered to the nearest freight depot for customer pickup if outside of Auckland.