FRENCH BREAKFAST RADISH

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • DELICATE FLAVOUR
  • WIDELY ADAPTED
  • OBLONG SHAPE
  • SCARLET RED WITH WHITE TIP

French Breakfast is a red radish that performs very well year round.  Maturity is medium, around 25 – 30 days from sowing.  Roots are oblong shapedand have a silky smooth shoulders and a refined tap root. Roots have a scarlet red skin colour with white tips. Yield potential is good. Field holding is good and French Breakfast tolerates pithing well.  Foliage is medium to tall, healthy and dark green. The delicate taste and texture are very good. French Breakfast is used for quality bunching, salad packs and the pre-pack markets.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Suitable for all year round production
  • Contact area representative for a sowing guide

CHARACTERISTIC*: FRENCH BREAKFAST
TYPE: Red radish (Raphanus sativus L. var. sativus L.)
MATURITY: Medium (around 25 – 30 days from sowing)
SEASON: Year round production
ROOT SHAPE: Oblong
DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 2.5 cm
SKIN COLOUR: Scarlet red with white tip
SMOOTHNESS: Very smooth
FLESH COLOUR: White
FLESH TEXTURE: Very firm, crisp
PITH RESISTANCE: Good
CRACK RESISTANCE: Fair
FLAVOUR: Delicate
TOP: Medium with strong foliage
TOP HEIGHT: 10 – 15 cm
TOP COLOUR: Dark green
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): 
FIELD HOLDING: Good
YIELD POTENTIAL: Very good
SUGGESTED POPULATION: 10 – 12 kg per ha, 1.2 – 1.8 million seeds per ha
MARKET USE: Bunching, salad packs and pre-pack
SPECIAL FEATURES: Delicate taste and attractive shape and colour