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Bell peppers are fantastic when they're enjoyed fresh from your garden. You can grill them, sauté them or roast them. This mix contains a blend of Orange Sun Bell Pepper seeds, Autumn Bell Pepper seeds, Canary Bell Pepper seeds, Purple Beauty Bell Pepper seeds and California Wonder Bell Pepper seeds.
Easily freeze these peppers to preserve them.
Sow Easy seeds are pelleted with an all-natural coating made from a mix of clay, perlite, and FDA-approved food coloring. This coating adds some bulk to small seeds and stands out in the soil, making direct sowing and accurate spacing easier than ever. However, the coating does add a few days to the germination time when compared to uncoated seed.
Flavor: Sweet, mild taste.
Preparation Ideas: These are great in salads! Or freeze for later use.
Plant Type: Vegetable
Pelleted Seed Count: 100 Pelleted Seeds
Start seeds indoors eight weeks before planting outdoors. Keep seeds moist in full sunlight. Transplant pepper seedlings when 3" tall. You can also sow directly in the garden in a sunny location after the danger of frost is past. Plant two seeds every 18". Thin or transplant to 1 plant every 18" when plants are 3" tall. Use a balanced fertilizer when plants are 6" tall to increase production!
Planting Depth: .25"
Seed Spacing: Sow two Sow Easy Color Mix Bell Pepper seeds every 18" in rows.
Plant hot and sweet peppers in separate areas to avoid cross-pollination. Pick peppers regularly for increased yields.
Buttercrunch lettuce is a slow to bolt butterhead variety. Its compact heads contain heaping layers of deliciously crisp, thick green leaves. A cool weather crop that you can sow outdoors in spring much earlier than other, less frost tolerant plants.
This lettuce variety reaches maturity in roughly 65-70 days from the date it was sown, so be sure to keep track of when you planted your seeds. When harvesting Buttercrunch Lettuce you harvest the entire plant.
Flavor: Creamy and never bitter!
Preparation Ideas: A wonderful lettuce variety for use in salads.
Fill Weight (grams): 1
Growth Type: Butterhead
Lettuce is a cool season crop. Sow directly into the garden as early in the spring as possible. Seed again in late summer for a fall harvest. Seed may be started indoors five weeks before transplanting outside, but seedlings are tender so transplant with care. Harvest the entire plant.
Seed Spacing: Sow Buttercrunch Lettuce seeds 12"-18" apart in rows.
Plant romaine and loose leaf varieties along with Buttercrunch for flavorful mixed green salads.
These edible pea pods are crunchy and very sweet. Peas will tolerate a light frost when they're young and heat when they have matured. This pea variety is delicious with fresh dips, added to stir fry or lightly cooked and enjoyed alone.
When planting sugar snap peas, be sure to sow seeds roughly 1" deep and 2" apart in rows, keeping your rows roughly 2.5' (two and a half feet) apart. Plants will perform best when they are supported by a trellis! Sow seeds in an area that will see full sun.
Flavor: Superb sweetness!
Preparation Ideas: Great choice for dips and stir fries or lightly cooked and enjoyed alone.
Fill Weight (grams): 21
Growth Type: Vining
Disease Resistance: Frost
Tolerance: Pea wilt
Sow in full sun in spring and late summer. Peas will tolerate some frost and are very sensitive to heat. Plant 1 seed every 2 inches. Do not thin. Plants perform best when supported by a trellis. Support 2 rows at the same time by placing a trellis between 2 rows and letting plants grow together. Harvest when pods are filled out to encourage production.
Planting Depth: 1"
Seed Spacing: Plant Sugar Snap Pea seeds 2" apart in rows.
When harvesting peas, do not jerk pods from vines since rough handling can cause plants to stop producing. It is best to snip clusters of pods from vines with scissors or pruners.
Evergreen Onions are grown for their bunching growth type. The crispness and mild flavor of this onion variety make it delicious as an appetizer, relish, or for use in salads.
It is recommended that you sow 2-3 bunching onion seeds per inch and then thin seedlings 3" apart when they grow to be 3" in height. Rows of sown bunching onion seeds should be kept around 12" apart. As long as you follow these directions when planting in containers, your onion plants should grow just fine. Also be sure to sow seeds in a well draining soil!
Flavor: Zesty and mild!
Preparation Ideas: This variety is a great choice for use in salads and sandwiches.
Fill Weight (grams): 2.2
Growth Type: Bunching
Sow directly in the garden in full sun and well-drained soil, placing 2-3 seeds per inch. Thin to 3 inches apart when plants are 3 inches tall. When onions are pencil thick, begin pulling for table use.
Planting Depth: .25"-.5"
Seed Spacing: Sow 2-3 Organic Evergreen Bunching Onion seeds seeds every 1".. Thin seedlings to 3" apart when plants are 3" in height.
Use thinnings and green stems in your favorite recipes to replace chives.
This organic spinach is richly flavored and has thick, crinkled dark green leaves which make it a favorite among gardeners everywhere. A cool weather leafy vegetable, Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach is high in vitamins A, C and the B-complex!
This spinach variety can be grown in 12"+ containers. If growing Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach outdoors, sow in full sun as soon as ground can be worked:
Flavor: A great, old-timey taste.
Preparation Ideas: Use this delicious variety in a salad, pasta dish, or omelette.
Fill Weight (grams): 5
Sow in rows directly outdoors as soon as the ground can be worked. Place one seed every 2 inches and cover with soil. When plants are about 3 inches tall, thin to 6 inches apart. Use thinnings in salads. Harvest before flower stalk forms.
Planting Depth: .5"
Seed Spacing: Sow Organic Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach seeds roughly 6" apart in rows.
Harvest entire plants at the soil line when outer leaves are 6 inches long. Or, just cut away outer leaves as needed for a continuous crop until hot weather. Sow again in the late summer.
When this long green squash is mature it can be up to 10-12" in length! Ideal for multiple cooking dishes and baked goods such as cakes, breads and muffins. A summer squash, this green zucchini is a delight in the kitchen.
Wondering how to plant zucchini outdoors? Sow seeds roughly 4' apart in rows, keeping rows at least 12" apart.
Approximate Number of Seeds Per Packet: 40
Preparation Ideas: A great choice for baked foods like cake, bread or muffins!
Fill Weight (grams): 4.5
Growth Type: Summer
After all danger of frost, in a sunny location, sow a few seeds spaced evenly over a hill 9-12" tall and 2' across. When the plants are 3" tall, thin by cutting all but the three strongest seedlings per hill. To avoid weeding, mulch heavily around plants and in the rows.
Seed Spacing: Sow seeds roughly 4' apart in rows.
Pick summer squash early and often. Not picking will stop the production of the plants. Ready to harvest just after blossom falls from fruit and fruit can be easily dented with a thumbnail.
This herbs leaves have a distinct flavor and are used as a garnish in salads and soups. Coriander seeds are often used in meat and seafood dishes, as well as a condiments for flavoring baked goods such as bread, cookies, and cakes!
Flavor: Cilantro has a fresh, citrusy taste while the coriander seeds have a light and sweet taste.
Preparation Ideas: Use cilantro in salsa or as a garnish in salads and soups; coriander in meat or seafood dishes!
Plant Type: Herb
Pelleted Seed Count: 150 Pelleted Seeds
Sow directly in full sun after all danger of frost is past. For best results, thin plants to 6 inches apart when 2 inches tall.
Seed Spacing: 6"
Harvest seeds in late summer by cutting seed heads when ripe. Spread seed heads on trays to dry in sun. Thresh by hand and store in jars. The seed odor dissipates in storag. Leaves used as a garnish in salad/soup. Seed used in meat and seafood/condiment for bread/cookies/cake.
These tomatoes have very little juice and a mild flavor. Roma VF tomatoes are large, determinate plants that have great leaf cover and disease tolerance.
Planning on growing some of your own Roma VF tomatoes? You can start your seeds indoors 6-8 weeks prior to you areas final frost date. You can also sow your tomato seeds directly outdoors in full sun after all danger of frost has passed and soil is warm.
Don't forget: these tomatoes will not tolerate frost!
Approximate Number of Seeds Per Packet: 280
Flavor: Lovely mild flavor.
Preparation Ideas: Ideal for creating Roma tomato pastes!
Growth Type: Determinate
Disease Resistance: Alternaria, fusarium, verticillium
Start seeds indoors in a sunny location six to eight weeks prior to warm weather. Transplant outdoors in full sun when seedlings display 4-6 true leaves and weather is warm. Seeds can be sown directly into the garden when soil is warm. Tomatoes cannot tolerate frost.
Seed Spacing: Sow Roma VF Tomato seeds approximately 3' apart.
To keep fruit clean and easier to pick support these plants with stakes or cages. Tomatoes require at least an inch of water per week!
Its refreshing, cool tasting leaves add zest to all kinds of cuisine. Peppermint tastes great in sauces and pairs well with vegetable, meat, and potato dishes. It also makes a great garnish for iced drinks, melons and ice cream!
Flavor: Cool and refreshing mint
Preparation Ideas: This versatile herb can be used in meat dishes, potato dishes, iced drinks, or iced cream to name a few
Fill Weight (grams): 0.1
Start seed indoors 8 to 10 weeks prior to last spring frost. Or, sow directly outdoors in partially shaded, moist soil. Thin or transplant when 2 inches tall. Harvest leaves as needed.
Planting Depth: .063"
Seed Spacing: 12"
A rampant grower, best confined to containers to restrict roots. If planting in the ground, plant in container leaving about an inch above the soil to contain spread. Store dried mint in an airtight container.
This Bloomsdale variety is slower to bolt than other Bloomsdale spinach types. Bloomsdale spinach germination takes roughly 8-10 days and should reach maturity in roughly 45 days. This cool weather vegetable is a favorite among gardeners everywhere!
Flavor: A great old-time taste!
Preparation Ideas: Use this delicious variety in a salad, pasta dish or omelette.
Sow in rows directly outdoors as soon as the ground can be worked. Place one seed every 2" and cover with soil. When plants are about 3" tall, thin to 6" apart. Use thinning in salads. Harvest before flower stalk forms.
Seed Spacing: Sow Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach seeds roughly 12" apart.
These stems have an attractive rainbow of colors that have a mild chard flavor. This cool season vegetables seeds will germinate in roughly ten days and be ready for harvesting within thirty to sixty days.
When sowing swiss chard seeds plant two seeds every 6", keeping rows of seeds at least 18" apart.
Flavor: Mild, earthy and nutty flavors.
Preparation Ideas: Great variety to sauté or use in stir fries!
Seed directly outdoors. Prefers full sun. Sow two seeds every 6". After germination, thin to one plant every 6". Begin harvesting in 4 to 5 weeks. Tolerates light frost without damage.
Planting Depth: .75"
Seed Spacing: Sow Mixed Colors Swiss Chard seeds 6" apart in rows.
Harvest stems just above the soil line. Grows back for multiple harvests.
The large heads of this cool weather vegetable also furnish a high percentage of side shoots. Oh and with only 42 calories per portion, it makes an excellent low calorie choice!
Flavor: Sweet, fresh broccoli taste!
Preparation Ideas: Add some lemon juice to your broccoli for a nice and easy side dish.
Fill Weight (grams): 1.2
Start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before the last frost. Or, sow 2-3 seeds together outdoors every 2'. Thin to one plant every 2' when 1" tall. Keep watered and fertilized. Cut before buds open for best harvest.
Seed Spacing: Sow De Cicco Broccoli seeds roughly every 3'.
Broccoli is a good producer when planted again in summer for fall harvest.
The leaves of this herb are attractive and contain a spicy flavor that makes green salads, tomato & cheese dishes, soups, and omelettes even more delicious!
The entire plant has a very pleasing aroma and it makes a great companion for growing tomato plants.
Flavor: Spicy sweet!
Preparation Ideas: Perfect for your morning omelette or any salads or soups you have during the day.
Pelleted Seed Count: 200 Pelleted Seeds
Start indoors near a sunny window 6 weeks before transplanting to the garden. Or, sow in the garden in full sun when frost danger is over and ground is warm. Performs best in rows 2 feet apart. Thin or transplant plants to 10 inches apart when they are 2 inches tall.
Seed Spacing: 10"
Remove flower buds to encourage leaf growth. Begin harvesting all but 2 or 3 leaves at the base of each branch before flowers bloom. Preserve leaves by drying or freezing.
This exceptionally productive variety of summer squash bears fruits that can be eaten when they are 4"-12" long. High in vitamin A, the flesh of this heirloom squash is tender and delicious.
Flavor: Mild with a slight nutty flavor and a buttery hint when cooked.
Preparation Ideas: Slice this variety thinly and layer into a lasagna.
After all danger of frost, in a sunny location, sow a few seeds spaced evenly over a hill 9-12 inches tall and 2' across. When the plants are 3" tall, thin by cutting all but the three strongest seedlings per hill. To avoid weeding, mulch heavily around plants and in the rows.
Seed Spacing: Sow Heirloom Early Prolific Straightneck Squash seeds roughly 3' apart in rows.
Pick summer squash early and often! Not picking will stop the production of the plants. Ready to harvest just after blossom falls from fruit and fruit can be easily dented with a thumbnail.
Scarlet Nantes carrots have a crispy, sweet flavor which makes them absolutely perfect for snacking. Nearly coreless, Scarlet Nantes carrots grow to be 6" long and feature a great red-orange color. These carrots do particularly well in clay soil.
Flavor: Sweet and flavorful.
Preparation Ideas: Use these in soups, stews, and gourmet salads.
Fill Weight (grams): 2
Growth Type: Root
In full sun and well-drained soil, sow 4 seeds per inch in the row. Cover the seeds firmly with soil. When the plants are 2 inches tall, thin to 3 inches apart in the row. For fresh carrots all season, plant every 3 weeks until 75 days before the first fall frost.
Seed Spacing: When sowing Scarlet Nantes Carrot seeds, sow 4 seeds per inch in a row and when seedlings are 2" high, thin seedlings to 3" apart.
Too much water can cause carrots to crack. They should be kept weeded (a clean mulch can reduce this job). Also, lightly place soil over exposed roots to prevent cracking.
Approximately 15 Days
Germinating rosemary seeds is easiest when these herb seeds are sown in a light, well-draining soil. Rosemary is a popular choice for flavoring meats and soups. It has a fragrant aroma and the leaves on rosemary sprigs have a warm, tangy flavor. To add zest to grilled beef, chicken, or ribs, toss leaves over hot charcoal.
Flavor: Warm, tangy flavor.
Preparation Ideas: Popular in soups and recipes using meat.
Start indoors by sowing seeds thickly in light, well-drained soil 8 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Needs some shade. Transplant outdoors when 6 inches tall. Grows into large perennial shrubs in warm climates, but killed by frost everywhere. Cut sprigs as needed.
Planting Depth: .125"
Seed Spacing: 36"
To store, dry leaves in shade or freeze them when they are cut. Rosemary is a good companion to member sof the cabbage family, protecting them from pests.- popular for flavoring meats and soups- toss leaves over hot charcoal to add zest to grilled beef, chick, or ribs
Quite possibly the most fragrant variety, our True Lavender seeds are great for use in perennial or herb gardens. These silvery plants grow attractive foliage and fragrant lavender flowers.
Grow in containers for a scented patio.
Our Sow Easy seeds are pelleted with an all-natural coating made from a mix of clay, perlite, and FDA-approved food coloring. This coating adds some bulk to small seeds and stands out in the soil, making direct sowing and accurate spacing easier than ever. However, the coating does add a few days to the germination time when compared to uncoated seed.
Pelleted Seed Count: 250 Pelleted Seeds
Start seeds indoors near a sunny window 6 weeks before transplanting to the garden. Performs best in rows 2 feet apart. Thin or transplant plants to 18 inches apart when they are 3 inches tall.
Seed Spacing: 18"
For better success with germination, fold a damp paper towel around seeds and place into a sealed plastic bag. Place in the freezer for 2-4 weeks, then remove and allow to settle to room temperature before opening the bag and planting. Cut flowers when they have just opened and the scent is the strongest. Dry on screen in shade. Excellent in flower arrangements.
This slicing cucumber varieties fruits are sweet tasting and dark green in color. Uniformly, Spacemaster Cucumbers sizes measure from 7.5" to 8" long. These Mosaic-resistant cucumber plants produce some heavy yields!
Flavor: Sweet and crisp!
Preparation Ideas: Slice this Spacemaster Cucumber up for a quick, refreshing snack.
Growth Type: Bush
Disease Resistance: Mosaic
After all danger of frost and when the ground is warm, sow a few seeds 5" apart. Choose an area with full sun and well-draining soil. Thin to one plant every 15" when they are 2" tall. Plant at 3 week intervals up to mid summer for fresh cucumbers all season. Keep fruits picked.
Seed Spacing: Sow Bush Type Spacemaster Cucumber seeds in rows roughly 15" apart.
Plant cucumber seeds only after all danger of frost is past and the ground is warm. They need lots of sunshine and water. Keep weeds to a minimum with a straw or leaf mulch.
The long, smooth, string-less pods of this heirloom bush green bean variety are tender and at their best when 5-6" long. High in vitamins A, B and C. Disease resistant.
Flavor: Tendergreen Improved Bush Beans are thick and meaty.
Preparation Ideas: Perfect for canning and freezing; eat fresh if you can't resist!
Disease Resistance: Downey/powdery mildew
Sow seeds when the soil is warm and all danger of frost is past. Soaking seeds overnight before planting will speed seed germination. Pick early and often to encourage production. Sow every 2 weeks up until 8 weeks before your first frost!
Planting Depth: 1"-1.5"
Seed Spacing: Sow two Tendergreen Improved Bush Bean seeds every 4", thin to one bush bean plant every 4" once seedlings grow 4 true leaves.
Avoid working around beans when wet as this may spread diseases. When weeding, hoe gently because beans are shallow-rooted. Mulch plants only after thinning.
This pepper plants dark green fruits can be left on their bush to mature to a fiery red color. This pepper is hot enough to feel the heat but not too hot to overpower food. These peppers grow to a length of 3".
When growing Jalapenos from seed be sure to plant hot and sweet peppers in separate areas to avoid cross-pollination and pick your peppers regularly for increase yields.
Approximate Number of Seeds Per Packet: 110
Flavor: Very serious heat flavors!
Preparation Ideas: A perfect choice for Tex-Mex dishes and an unusual but tasty choice for pickling.
Fill Weight (grams): 0.8
Growth Type: Hot
You can start Mild Jalapeno Pepper seeds indoors eight weeks before planting outdoors. Keep seeds moist in full sunlight and transplant when 3" tall. Or sow directly in the garden in a sunny location after the danger of frost is past. Plant two (2) seeds every 18". Thin or transplant to 1 plant every 18" when 3" tall. Use a balanced fertilizer when 6" tall to increase production.
Seed Spacing: Sow Mild Jalapeno Pepper seeds roughly 18" apart in rows.
Black Beauty Eggplant is a favorite ingredient used in Mediterranean style cooking. We consider this eggplant to be one of the best heirloom eggplant varieties available! It's also low in calories, with only 20 per cup.
Flavor: Tender, rich, and full eggplant flavor.
Preparation Ideas: Popular in Mediterranean dishes.
Fill Weight (grams): 0.2
Start eggplant seeds indoors in a warm, sunny location 8-10 weeks before planting outdoors. Wait 3 weeks after the last frost to transplant outside. Or, in warmer climates, sow directly in the garden. Successfully growing eggplant requires full sun and rich, fertile, well-draining soil.
Seed Spacing: Sow Heirloom Black Beauty Eggplant seeds roughly 3' apart in rows.
You can tell when an eggplant is ripe by its glossy purple look. Harvest eggplant fruits while they are still shiny and about the size of your fist. Cut from the stem with a knife.
The large heads on this calabrese broccoli variety also furnish an abundance of side shoots. This cool weather vegetable is low in calories and takes 70-90 days to reach maturity. Oh! And even better, these broccoli seeds are completely organic!
Flavor: Good old fashioned broccoli taste!
Preparation Ideas: Steamed with some lemon juice.
Fill Weight (grams): 1.25
Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last killing frost in spring. Or, sow 2-3 seeds together outdoors every 2'. Thin to one plant every 2' when an inch tall. Keep watered and fertilized. Cut before buds open for best harvest.
Seed Spacing: Sow Organic Calabrese Broccoli seeds roughly 3' apart in rows.
Broccoli is a good producer when planted again in summer for fall harvest until frost. For a low calorie side dish, broccoli is delicious with lemon juice!
Full Sun/Partial Shade
8 - 12 Days
Leaves that are never bitter are very desirable as greens and often used for garnishing. Kale can be grown both as a spring and an early fall crop. An added bonus: kale is loaded with vitamins A, C and the B group!
Flavor: Never bitter!
Preparation Ideas: Great on sandwiches or baked as kale chips.
Sow in outdoor row as soon a as the ground can be worked. Place one seed every 4" and cover with soil. When plants are about 3" tall, thin to 12" apart. Harvest side leaves as needed at 6-8" in length.
Planting Depth: .25" - .5"
Seed Spacing: Sow one Dwarf Blue Curled Kale seed every 4" and when kale seedlings are about 3" tall, thin kale plants so they are spaced 12" apart.
Make several pickings during season for abundant crop before hot weather. Sow again in midsummer for fall crop. A light fall frost makes the pleasant flavor of the leaves even better. Bake them for tasty chips!
This herbs plant is Cilantro while its seeds are Coriander. This herbs leaves have a distinct flavor and can be used as a garnish in salads and soups. The seed is used in meat and seafood dishes, as well as a condiment for flavoring bread, cookies, and cakes!
Preparation Ideas: Use cilantro in salsa or as a garnish in salads and soup; coriander in meat or seafood dishes.
Fill Weight (grams): 2.25
Sow directly in full sun after all danger of frost is past. For best results, plant in rows 12 inches apart. Thin plants to 6 inches apart when 2 inches tall.
Harvest seeds in late summer by cutting seed heads when ripe. Spread seed heads on trays to dry in sun. Thresh by hand and store in jars. The seed odor dissipates in storage.
It's a joy to grow these strawberries in pots and borders with its compact foliage dangling delicious fruits all summer long! These are best started indoors in the early spring.
If you're having a little bit of difficulty getting your strawberry seeds to germinate then we suggest giving cold stratification a try.
Flavor: Fresh, wild strawberry taste.
Preparation Ideas: A great choice for making strawberry jam.
Plant Type: Fruit
Start Alpine Strawberry seeds indoors 5-8 weeks before the last killing frost in the spring. Or, sow 2-3 seeds together outdoors every 2'. Thin to 1 plant every 8" when seedlings are a couple of inches tall.
Planting Depth: .125-.25"
Seed Spacing: Sow Alpine Strawberry seeds roughly 3" apart in rows, keeping rows approximately 8" apart.
Seeds will germinate best between 65 and 75 degrees. For better luck with germination, freeze strawberry seeds for 2-4 weeks in an airtight container or sealed plastic bag. Remove the container or bag from the freezer, wait until it's reached room temperature to open and then plant.
7 - 10 Days
Early Girl tomato plants yield an early abundance of 4 to 6 ounce sized fruits. Early Girl is an indeterminate tomato plant high in vitamins A and C.
Flavor: Deliciously sweet tomato flavor.
Preparation Ideas: Early Girl Tomatoes are great in salads.
Pelleted Seed Count: 15 Pelleted Seeds
Growth Type: Indeterminate
To grow Early Girl Tomato from seeds, start seeds indoors in a sunny location 6 weeks prior to warm weather. Transplant outdoors in full sun when tomato seedlings display 4 - 6 leaves and weather is warm. Or tomato seeds can be sown directly into garden when soil is warm. Tomatoes cannot tolerate frost.
Seed Spacing: Sow Early Girl Tomato seeds roughly 2' apart.
To keep tomatoes clean and easier to pick, support them with stakes or cages. Tomatoes require at least an inch of water per week.
A flowering plant of the mint family, oregano produces leaves that are an essential ingredient in Italian and Spanish dishes. Oregano is also commonly used in salads, stews, stuffing, fish, and egg & cheese dishes; similar to Marjoram, but with a sharper fragrance and flavor.
Flavor: Similar to marjoram but sharper!
Preparation Ideas: Popular in Italian and Spanish recipes.
Fill Weight (grams): 0.175
Start seeds indoors in a sunny location 6 weeks before transplanting outside. Or, sow in ordinary well-drained soil in full sun after danger of frost is past. Performs best in rows 18 inches apart. Thin or transplant plants to 12 inches apart when theya re 2 inches tall. Pick leaves as needed.
Encourage foliage by removing flowers as they appear. For drying, cut just before flowers open. Oregano will thrive as a potted plant.
An All-America Selections Winner! The size of each Champion Radish measures at about 2" in diameter. High in vitamin C this heirloom variety radish has attractive coloring and a crisp, tender flesh. This quick-growing radish is perfect for your garden or greenhouse.
Flavor: Crisp, slightly bitter.
Preparation Ideas: Use Champion Radish in relish trays, salads or as cut garnishes.
Fill Weight (grams): 3.75
Growth Type: Spring
In full sun, sow two seeds per inch in a row and cover seeds firmly with soil. When radish plants have 3-4 true leaves, thin seedlings to an inch apart. For a steady crop sow seeds every 10 days until warm weather and then again in the fall until 30 days before first frost.
Seed Spacing: Sow two Heirloom Champion Radish seeds per inch in a row.
Radishes exhibit best flavor when grown in cool weather and full sun. Use thinnings in salads. For mild radishes, mulch and keep watered to speed growth.