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How to grow White Radish at home:Step by Step Complete Checklist

Updated: Jun 9, 2022

This guide will help you:

✅ Choose the right planter for white radish.

✅ Make a potting mix for white radish.

✅ Where to grow the white radish at home.

✅ And also give you a schedule to add nutrients and water for the plant.

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Hindi name: सफेद मूली

Kannada name: ಬಿಳಿ ಮೂಲಂಗಿ

Tamil name: வெள்ளை முள்ளங்கி

Telugu name: వైట్ ముల్లంగి

Botanical Name :Raphanus sativus

Family : Brassicaceae

Native : China

Vegetable garden harvest grow white radish in container at home, terrace, balcony
Home grown white radish

Materials needed to grow White Radish.

Soil : Well drained organic soil or enrich potting mixture (free from pest and disease)

pH : The ideal pH of plant is 5.5 to 7

Planting container size : A good drainage 14 to 16 inch diameter and 12-18 deep inches ideal.

Where do I grow White Radish at home?

Temperature : The ideal temperature range from 15 to 26 C

Sun light : The sun light requirement more than 6 hrs

Climate : It is a cool season crop in India commonly growing in cool weather conditions.

Type of plants : Root crop (Annual) (1-2 month)

Starting my White Radish plant.

Season : Best season for grow in winter (Jan, July, Sept, Nov, Dec)

Propagation : The radhis are propagated by Seeds.

Planting depth: 2.5-3cm depth then cover the seeds

Planting : The normal spacing between plant to plant 12cm to 15cm.

Caring for my White Radish plant.

Water requirement : Watering once a day. Avoid the waterlogging condition.

Nutrient : Apply well decompose plant and animal waste manures and also bone meal or blood meals and also liquid fertilizers.

Harvest time : The radish is ready for harvest after 35-50 days of planting.

Edible part : Tender leaves and large root and crispy

Plant life span : 1 to 2 month

Vegetable garden grow white radish in container at home, terrace, balcony
Home grown white radish

Plant protection for my White Radish

Major Pest

Management :

Organic methods to control Neem oil spray 2-5ml per / liter.

Aphids, Flea beetles and mustard sawfly Spray the insecticide Imidacloprid 70 % WG 0.5 g / lit or 1-1.5 ml/ lit or azadirachtin 1.0% EC 3ml/ lit.

Major diseases

Alternaria blight

Control to spray Mancozeb g/ lit of water.

White rust

To control the white rust application of copper oxychloride 2g/ lit or Mancozeb g/ lit of water.

Plant care and maintenance
  • Apply regular organic nourishment for the plants

  • Weekly once neem spray to reduce the pest and diseases.

  • Plants require little water when necessary and avoid over watering .

  • Remove the older and unhealthy affected leaves and branches of plants and its give regular air circulation in to the all the branches of plants its help full for disease free plant

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