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Radish Sora [Raphanus sativus]

Radish Sora [Raphanus sativus]

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Seeds

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Tips to reduce water use

We recommend mulching the beds.
Experience has shown that covering the ground with hay or straw can reduce evaporation by 80%. Keeping the beds evenly moist will create an optimal moist microclimate under the mulch. This not only helps the plants to grow, but also reduces the water consumption enormously. On our farm we only water every 2-3 days and irrigate a 200 m2 cultivation area in the Algarve in Portugal with 500l of water. Our beds are always moist, which promotes plant growth and crop quality.

It is also advisable to keep the beds moist at all times.
Even if the bed is not used for a certain period of time. Drying out the soil causes a huge reduction in the micro- and macro-organisms in the soil, resulting in an infertile soil.
Tests have shown that the addition of water to the entire bed is lower over a longer period of time than if it is only poured selectively. Due to the small volume of the poured areas, as opposed to the large dry volume, they dry out faster than if the entire volume of the bed were filled with moisture.
Similar to heating in an apartment.

Maintaining an energy level always requires less energy than having to reach this level again and again.

Shippping and pickup information

Shipping
We offer CTT shipping for seeds worldwide! With us you always get a tracking number to track your parcel. The shipping costs differ depending on the continent.
Here is a list of regions and prices:

National Shipping Portugal (with Azores and Madeira Islands)
Envelope or Parcel up to 500g = €3.50
Parcel up to 2kg = €8
Parcel more than 2kg = €16

Europe shipping
Envelope up to 100g = €7
Parcel up to 500g = €9.50
Parcel up to 1kg = €14
Parcel up to 2kg = €20
Parcel more than 2kg = €40

United States shipping
Envelope up to 100g = €7.50
Parcel up to 500g = €15.50
Parcel up to 1kg = €24
Parcel up to 2kg = €33.50
Parcel more than 2kg = €67

World shipping (to all other areas)
Envelope up to 100g = €6.50
Parcel up to 500g = €14
Parcel up to 1kg = €21
Parcel up to 2kg = €31.50
Parcel more than 2kg = €63

After completing your order when you check out, you will receive an order confirmation email from us with your tracking number.


Pick up
You can pick up your order at any time by appointment at our farm or at the markets we visit. The possible pick-up options will be displayed to you directly when you check out.

Markets we visit can be found above in the menu bar under"Market Dates"

Radish sora is an annual plant of the radish family. Fast growing and with a spicy, slightly hot taste. It develops a bright red root with a nice round shape. Suitable for outdoor cultivation all year round. Sora remains firm and tender for a long time, even as she grows.
A permanent 2-week staggered sowing is recommended for a continuous harvest.
The pungency of radishes depends on the soil.

General information
Plant family: Brassicaceae
Lifecycle: Annual
Days until harvest: 35 days
Plant hight approx: 30-40 cm
Root type: Deep rooter
Nutrient requirements: Low
Water requirements: Medium 
Winter hardiness: until 5°C
Location: Semi shady until sunny
Soil: Permeable, moist, slightly loamy and humus rich

pH value: 6 until 7

Information on sowing and planting
Germ type: Dark germinator
Sowing depth: 1-1,5 cm
Best germination temperature: 12-15°C
Germination time: 7-10 days
Plant-, row distance: 5x20 cm

Optimal mix culture: 
Unfavorable mix culture: Cabbage, radish, rocket, mustard

Planting information

Other names
Latin botanical names: Raphanus sativus
English names: radish
German names: Radieschen
Portuguese names: rabanete
Spanish names:
French names:

Ingredients

Potent germination capacity: 3-4 years

  • Made with love and in harmony with nature
  • All seeds and seedlings for further propagation
  • Our seeds are always checked for germination quality at regular intervals
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