An excellent quality root. Nicely round in shape, bright red in colour and of approximately 2.5 cm in diameter. The variety produces all season. Celesta is very reliable under all conditions and is not sensible to break-up.
PLANTING TIME: Sowing may be done early in the spring, with successive ones every week afterwards. Prefers cooler temperatures. SOIL: Ideal growing temperature is from 10 to 18⁰ C in a good, fertile soil. SPACING: Sow in rows spaced 45 to 50 cm apart and cleared 2.5 to 5 cm apart. GROWING TIPS: Keep moist. The faster they grow, the better the taste. Semi-shade. Radishes may be sown in wide rows (2 or 3 rows planted together). May also be sown with slower growing vegetables to mark rows. HARVESTING: When they have reached the size you wish. However, do not let them grow too large as this will affect the taste (tough or woody).
beet, carrot, curly chicory, pumpkin, cucumber, squash, watercress, endive, beans, peas, lettuce, mint, parsley, onion
chervil, potato, turnip
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