Radish shoots are ready in 6–8 days.
Red radish shoots contain a large amount of protein, along with vitamins A, B₁, B₂, C, E and K. Shoots contain 4 times more magnesium compared to fully grown radishes. They also contain large quantities of iron, potassium, calcium, sodium, phosphorus and zinc. Vitamin C allows for better absorption of iron and calcium. The protein content is 30–35%.
Benefits: antibacterial, antiviral, detoxifying, expectorant, digestive, blood thinning / prevents anemia, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease.
Use in: salads, sandwiches, juices, smoothies, dips or garnishing.
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How thickly should I sow the seeds? It all depends on the size of the seeds.
Sowing recommendation for radishes ~ 3g of seeds on a 10 × 10 cm (100 cm²) tray.