Tag Archive: Radish

What in the World is a Watermelon Radish?

The watermelon radish is a member of the mustard family, which includes arugula, broccoli, and turnips. It has an edible round white root with a green stem and leaves.  The inside flesh is rimmed in white with a dark pink circular pattern, resembling a watermelon, and is crisp and sweet, with a mild peppery taste. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/what-in-the-world-is-a-watermelon-radish/

“Sodbuster” Radish- an Alternative for Winter Cover Crops

This field of “Sodbuster” radish is a new alternative winter cover crop. On the corner of US 29 and FL 97 in northern Escambia County, people have been wondering what crop Eric Koehn (local producer), planted in the fields late last Fall after he harvested.  The answer is a mixture of “Sodbuster” radish and oats. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/22/sodbuster-radish-an-alternative-for-winter-cover-crops/