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Common Name: Radish
Raphanus landra is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.80 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Mediterranean. Casual in Britain.
A casual growing in waste places near ports in Britain[
Prefers a rich soil with ample moisture[
]. Dislikes very heavy soils[
Young leaves - raw or cooked[
]. A somewhat hot taste.
Flowers - raw. A nice decorative addition to salads, they have a pleasantly spicy flavour[
Young seedpods - raw. Crisp and juicy, they must be eaten when young because they quickly become tough and fibrous[
Seed - sow spring in situ. Germination should take place within 2 weeks.