Pink Lady Slipper

Pink Lady Slipper Radish

(25 days) Open-pollinated. Named for the large showy wildflower that is listed as “of concern” in the Native Plant Protection Act, this is one Lady Slipper you can uproot with abandon. We’ve been on the trail of a good pink radish for years, but not quite finding the right one in our trials until now. Pink Lady Slipper has the beauty of a soft rosy-pink color combined with bright white flesh that is crisp and mild. The oblong plump roots, blunt at the tip and with a small taproot, hold longer than others without cracking or getting soft and pithy. Stays crisp for weeks after harvest. NEW!


2230 Pink Lady Slipper
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A: 1/8oz for $1.70  
B: 1/2oz for $3.00  
C: 1oz for $4.00  
D: 4oz for $8.00  
E: 1lb for $22.00  
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Summer Radishes

Culture: A favorite for children’s gardens because quick and easy to grow with minimal fertility requirements. Summer radishes may be sown almost as soon as the ground can be worked in the spring. They emerge rapidly and grow quickly for a good fresh spring food. Thin to at least 2" for attractive uniform roots. They develop more pungency in hot temperatures and dry conditions than in cool moist weather. Most are ready for harvest at about the size of a half dollar and will rapidly get woody if allowed to grow much larger.

Culinary: Parboil the greens and roots separately, then eat them together as very early spring salad. And the pot liquor, mmmm…

Radishes

Raphanus sativus

⅛ oz packet sows 12½ ft; 1 oz sows 100 ft. Radishes average 2,500 seeds/oz.

Culture: Minimum germination temperature 40°, optimal range 55–85°.

Disease: FY: Fusarium Yellows

Note: We cannot ship packets greater than ½ oz. (14 grams) of radishes into the Willamette Valley. The State of Oregon prohibits shipping any commercial quantity of untreated Brassica, Raphanus or Sinapis because of a quarantine to control Blackleg.