Misato Rose Flesh F1 Hybrid Radish

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • GLOBE SHAPED ROOTS
  • CREAMY WHITE TO PALE GREEN SKIN COLOUR
  • STRIKING INTERNAL CIRCULAR STRIATIONS OF PINK TO MAGENTA
  • MILD TO SWEET FLAVOUR

Misato Rose Flesh is characterized by a creamy white to pale green skin with an attractive pink to magenta flesh – as a result, this variety is commonly known as “watermelon radish”. The flavour and texture of Misato Rose Flesh are sweet and turnip-like, with a mild pungent radish finish. Misato Rose Flesh makes a fantastic ingredient for stir fry meals, to incorporate colour and flavour to fresh salads and as a garnish.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Suitable for summer/warm season production
  • Contact a Sakata area representative for a local radish sowing guide
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Description

CHARACTERISTIC*: MISATO ROSE FLESH
TYPE: F1 hybrid round radish (Raphanus sativus L. var. sativus L.)
MATURITY: Mid to late, 28 – 42 days from sowing
SOWING SEASON: Warm season
ROOT DIMENSIONS: 2 -3 cm x 2 – 3 cm
ROOT SHAPE: Globe
ROOT UNIFORMITY (SHAPE AND SIZE): Good
SKIN/EXTERNAL ROOT COLOUR: Creamy white to pale green (a pink tint can be conspicious)
ROOT SKIN SMOOTHNESS: Smooth
FLESH/INTERNAL ROOT COLOUR: Bright circular striations of pink and magenta
FLESH TEXTURE: Very firm, crisp
PITH RESISTANCE: Very good
CRACK RESISTANCE: Very good
FLAVOUR: Sweet to mild
TOP/FOLIAGE HEALTH AND HABIT TOP: Medium to tall with strong leaf attachment
TOP/FOLIAGE HEIGHT: 17 – 28 cm
TOP/FOLIAGE COLOUR: Light green
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): None claimed
FIELD HOLDING ABILITY: Good
YIELD POTENTIAL: Good
SUGGESTED SOWING DENSITY: 1 000 000 – 1 600 000 seeds per ha
MARKET USE: Baby radish, salad packs, garnish and pre-pack
SPECIAL FEATURES, BENEFITS AND REMARKS: High quality roots, slow to pith and crach. Attractive internal colour, pleasant taste and excellent texture, perfect for stir fry meals, fresh salads and as a garnish.