Radish Malaga is a beautiful, large, round, purple-coloured radish variety. The taste is initially sweet, then slightly bitter and then very spicy and downright sharp. The aftertaste is long and spicy. The flesh is firm and bright white.
Use the radishes in salads, as a healthy snack, with drinks and in various dishes. Non-hardy annual.
Days till harvest
25 - 30
edible flower, edible flowers
Outdoor sowing under glass: from February
Outdoor sowing: from March - September
Germination: 6 - 10 days
Germination temp: 10-18 °C
Sowing depth: ½ - 1cm
Plant position: 3 - 5 cm
Planting position: sunny
Days till harvest: 25 - 30
You can sow outdoors under glass from February on. Use special fleece and flodderfole (see trough plastic with holes in it). Sow thinly and not to deep. Cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil. This way the seeds take a longer while to germinate and to develop. Air the seeds each day for about 15 minutes. Sowing outdoors can start from March or April (after frost) untill September.
Sow your radishes thinly, about ½ - 1 cm deep and leave about 5 cm apart between the rows. You can thin the seedlings after germination to about 3 cm apart and nice roots to develop.
Sow, for a long summer of radishes, about every week a couple of rows. Radish doesn't need much fertilizer, You can use a good compost. To much fertilizer can cause the radishes to go spongy.