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Radish Seeds

Radish seeds promise a quick and satisfying harvest. They sprout into crisp, peppery vegetables that enliven salads and dishes. This cool-weather crop excels in full to partial sun. Radish prefers rich, well-drained soil. Although they are technically a biennial, they are often grown as an annual and are one of the fastest-growing vegetables. This makes them a favorite for any gardener. Radish seeds offer a range of varieties, each with a unique flavor and texture.

Survival Garden Seeds provides a high-quality assortment, including Daikon radish seeds, and delicately flavored Watermelon radish seeds. Our non-GMO seeds are chosen for their superior germination rates.

Growing Radish Seeds in Your Vegetable Garden

  • Easy to grow for a quick harvest
  • Varied colors, shapes, and flavors
  • Heirloom, non-GMO seeds
  • Ideal for succession planting


Originating in Southeast Asia, radishes have been grown in gardens worldwide for many centuries. Prized for their easy cultivation and somewhat peppery flavor, these root vegetables are versatile in the kitchen. They’re eaten raw or pickled, sometimes cooked. Radishes grow well in USDA hardiness zones 2 to 10. Because of this, they are accessible to basically all gardeners. Rapid growth cycle and adaptability to cooler temperatures make radishes a stellar choice for spring and fall planting.


Successful radish crops start with sowing. Do it directly in the garden or container, about half an inch deep and 1 inch apart. Make space in rows 6 inches apart. Radishes prefer cool conditions. Because of this, they are usually one of the first crops planted in early spring. Radish seed germination will start quite fast, between 5 to 10 days. Practice succession planting every two weeks to get a continuous supply. Radishes are excellent choices for container gardening due to their size and quick growth.


Radish plants require little maintenance. They thrive with regular watering, which encourages rapid and uniform root development. Thin seedlings to about 2 inches apart to prevent overcrowding. Radishes are generally resistant to pests and diseases, which makes them amazing for beginners!

Survival Garden Seeds' radish seeds provide the satisfaction of growing a fast crop. Radishes add a fresh, crunchy element to meals and serve as a rewarding introduction to vegetable gardening, opening doors to new knowledge and growth.

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