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Long Black Spanish Radish (200-500 seeds) (RD102) $2.00
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Long Black Spanish Radish

         
 
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Long 9-inch black roots have pure white flesh that is crisp and pungent. This long version of Black Spanish is much harder to find than the round. For fall plantings. This is a very old European heirloom.

 
Long Black Spanish Radish
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 4
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5

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Nickname:
3sisters
Location:
kingston, TN
Date:
June 5, 2014
          5.0
 
Long Black Spanish
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, mild taste

What are the cons? none

Review:

Just harvested my first long black spanish radishes. From the other reviews i expected it to have a harsh bite but i found it mild. Maybe different soil conditions affect the taste. Its a great snacking radish and would probably make good pickled radishes too. I didn't have any problem with germination or slow growth. Sprinkling a little triple 10 prior to tillering the row was all it needed.

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0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Luke
Location:
San Diego, CA
Date:
April 20, 2014
          5.0
 
My favorite radish
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? Great rare radish

What are the cons? None

Review:

I grow theses in a 12inch container and got A 7 inch root grows very big give it 4 inches of Space is you want I big radish and give it a Lot of sun if you want a good yield best radish I have Grown its a good deal a little spicy great radish

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11 out of 12 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Nnett
Date:
August 25, 2012
          5.0
 
Excellent for breaking up soil
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

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Not a fan of radishes, I bought these to prep my squash plot (squash bugs don't like radishes), and planted them in the spring. I plucked one today (end of August), and the root is as long as my arm from the wrist to the elbow, and about the size of my calf. In other words, about a foot long and a diameter of 3 to 4 inches. This radish is therefore excellent for breaking up Illinois clays soils!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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10 out of 11 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Jeffster83
Date:
December 11, 2010
          5.0
 
Shaggy
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

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I harvested my first four of these a couple days ago. I had planted them in a plastic window box on the ground, about six inches deep, eight inches wide, and 30 inches long. There are still twelve or so growing, but their leaves are smaller and fresher-looking than the leaves of the ones I pulled up. The longest radish was four inches and the shortest about an inch and a half. These are some of the hairiest roots I've ever seen. The white rootlets hold a lot of dirt, so I had to scrub the radishes really well.My daughter grew some ordinary not-heirloom round radishes last year, so she was the first to taste these. At first she was put off by the shape and color, but she ended up taking the radish to school to show her teacher and friends. She said it was hotter than she cares for.I ate one today. I offered my wife and my other daughter a bite, but they declined, describing the radish in a rather vulgar manner. I liked the radish. It was about half again as hot, with a sharper and thinner taste, as a commercial round radish. Luckily I had a bottle of beer handy. I understand now why there is a German radish meant to be drunk with beer; the radish serves the same purpose as corn chips do in Southwestern cuisine: to promote more drinking.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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