Scientific Name:  Raphanus Sativus
Season:  March - December

Storage Tips:  Remove the tops as you harvest to keep the roots from wilting. Radishes may be kept 10 to 14 days in the refrigerator if stored in plastic bags with holes punched for air circulation.

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The radish is an edible root vegetable of the Brassica family. Radishes have numerous varieties, varying in size, color and duration of required cultivation time. Like other brassicas, radishes contain mustard oils, which give them pungency.  Radishes have been cultivated for thousands of years in both China and the Mediterranean area.  Radishes were a common food in Egypt before the building of the pyramids and are one of the most ancient cultivated plants.