Bobberman wrote:. . . i do grow my radishes to get lots of flowers in the garden when I leave them go to seed pods and have eaten the small pods in salads!
And, that is what I've done, Bobberman.
I have a Russian white radish that I don't know where to find the seed so I allow some to go to seed, at least every other year. The pods are delicious! It is just a matter of using the tender ones. The rest can be left for seed.
The name is a real turn-off for those "rat-tail" varieties. My radish plants are 4' tall and I don't need to think about rat tails when I enjoy the fresh pods. I bet German Giants & other large varieties would be really productive. The pods are
delicious in stir-fries and a creative cook could probably come up with many
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