Radishes will not grow... - Knowledgebase Question

Santa Fe, Ne
Question by santafejohns
June 30, 2010
I have planted radish seeds in all types of soil here in Santa Fe and they do not germinate...I water..I do everything, but they just do not come up....I have tried various seeds etc...nothing...help


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Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010

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Radishes prefer a deep light soil well amended with organic matter. Fertilizing, if any, should be light on the nitrogen. Most important to good radish production is the season. Late summer and fall-sown seeds produce better radishes than spring-sown seed. Ideal growing temperature is 60 deg F to 65 deg F. Did you plant during your warm season? That might be the problem. Hope this info helps.

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