Radish

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Raphanus sativus (Radish)
Raphanus sativus (Radish)

It ia a pungent fleshy edible root;  Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw;  pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants;  radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked;  a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root

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Interesting facts about Radish

  • Are you aware that radishes originated thousands of years ago in China, Egypt and Greece?
  • Are you aware that radishes are root vegetables and grow underground?
  • Are you aware that radishes have leafy green tops that grow above ground?
  • Are you aware that some people eat the spicy leaves of the radish?
Green Radish & Carrot Soup
Green Radish & Carrot Soup
  • Are you aware that the biggest crops of radishes in the U.S. are grown in California and Florida?
  • Are you aware that there are many varieties of radishes but the “Red Globe’ is the most popular in the U.S.?
  • Are you aware that the radish common to the U.S. is primarily red in color?
  • Are you aware that this common radish is small and round or oval in shape?
  • Are you aware that the round red radish is approximately 1 inch in diameter?
  • Are you aware that this red radish has a solid, crisp flesh?
Chonggakkimchi (chonggak radish kimchi)
Chonggakkimchi (chonggak radish kimchi)
  • Are you aware that the red round radish is crunchy, crispy and has a peppery flavor?
  • Are you aware that radishes are a favorite in home, school and children’s gardens because they grow rapidly and are ready in 3 to 4 weeks? (Radishes are usually the first vegetable to come up in the spring.)
  • Are you aware that radishes are sometimes sold in bunches with their leaves attached?
  • Are you aware that that because the leaves yellow quickly, radishes are usually sold with the tops removed and are packaged in plastic bags?
Radish curry
Radish curry
  • Are you aware that red radishes are usually eaten raw in salads or added to raw vegetable platters?
  • Are you aware that you can make decorative roses out of radishes? (Simply make 1 or 2 rows of deep slashes all around the radish. Then put the radish in ice water and refrigerate until the petals swell and curl out into a flower shape.)


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