Days to Harvest: 25 to 50 days.

Light: Sunny, partial shade in hot weather.

Temperature: Cold season, 60° F.

Companions: Cucumbers, beans, beets, carrots, spinach and parsnips.

Plants to Avoid: Cabbage, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, broccoli, kohlrabi and turnips..

Planting: Broadcast seed, or plant in rows or blocks.

Spacing: Thin to 2 inches apart

Water: Must be kept evenly most to avoid cracking.

Harvest: Depends on variety. Round types should be harvested when the size of a marble and the long narrow types should be about 1 inch across.

Tips: Hot, dry weather ruins radish quality.