Variety: Watermelon Radishes

Variety Overview

Watermelon radishes are a unique variety, typically white to pale green on the outside, and white splashed with a vibrant fuchsia inside. They have firm, crisp flesh that is peppery sweet, and they can grow up to the size of a softball.

Characteristics

  • Radishes
  • Salad Vegetables
  • White to pale green and round, with a long pink tap root; sold with or without its leafy green tops

  • White splashed with vibrant fuchsia; firm and crisp

  • Mild, sweet and peppery

  • Ranges from golfball to softball-sized, depending on when it's harvested

  • White to green on the outside; white splashed with vibrant fuchsia on the inside

  • Round, with a long, slender taproot

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  • Year-round, peaking in spring and fall

  • Photo courtesy Frieda's Inc.

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