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Produce Facts: Radishes

Nov 19, 2015

Trivia to Impress Your Friends

A member of the cabbage family, radishes are easy to grow and tolerate frost.

Some varieties can grow 3 feet in length and weight over 100 lbs.

Radishes are a natural cleansing agent that can help break down toxins in the digestive track.

Night of the Radishes in Oaxaca, Mexico, is held annually on December 23 featuring carvings from radishes. 

Important Facts

Here's what you need to know:
  • Radishes can tolerate a light frost and should be kept at 32-38° F.
  • Winter radishes can last 2-4 months. 
  • Summer radishes can last 14-21 days.  

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