Japanese Radish
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Image Cultivar Type Production period Morphological description Crop strengths Feeding value Production potential Crop uses Soil requirement Establishment

Nooitgedacht Broadleaf Annual, plant middle summer for autumn/winter growth

Huge bulb/tuber; 3 – 8 kg

Leaf blade is large, flat and hairy; 30 – 50 cm x 20 – 40 cm

Tiny, round shaped seed; 30 000 – 50 000 seeds/kg

Provides good fodder during winter

Roots and leaves can be fed

Crude protein, leaves: 13 – 20 %

Crude protein tuber: 7 %

Dry matter production: 6 - 10 t/ha/annum Grazing

Performs best on well drained, clay soil types, which retain moisture

pH range of 5.5 – 6.5

Plant during December – March

Seeding rate of 3 – 5 kg/ha for bulb/tuber production and 5 – 12.5 kg/ha for grazing