Japanese Radish - Nooitgedacht

Raphanus sativus

  • Very good cold and drought tolerance
  • Best suited for sandy and loam soils
  • Time of establishment: Normally January/February
  • Can be planted in December in the cooler Eastern areas
  • Sowing rate: 2-4kg/ha

    Fodder radish (Raphanus sativus), commonly known as Japanese radish, is useful as a late autumn / early winter feed in the cooler eastern areas of South Africa. It may be used in the drier western areas, but requires supplementary irrigation. It can be used as a fodder bank or source to supplement temperate and/or tropical pastures.

     

    • Very good cold and drought tolerance
    • Best suited for sandy and loam soils
    • Time of establishment: Normally January/February
    • Can be planted in December in the cooler Eastern areas
    • Sowing rate: 2-4kg/ha
    • Shows good reaction to phosphate an potassium fertilizer
    • Excellent rotational crop with maize
    • Can be used as stand over feed for the winter

     

     

     

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