Easy to grow. Give them room and plenty of water. Best tasting when picked young. Grow as a trap plant: sow them around other plants, root maggots prefer radishes, especially diakon varieties. One packet = 4 g. = 350 seeds, sows 30 feet, 1 oz. = 1900-3600 seeds. CULTURE: Sow 1/2 inch, 1-2 inches apart in rows 6 inches apart. Deep bed spacing is 2 inches apart. SEASON: Cool season. Sow as soon as ground thaws and every 2 weeks after. MIN. SOIL TEMP: 40 degrees Fahrenheit. GERMINATION: 5 days. SOIL: Slightly acid pH 6.0-6.8. COMPANION PLANT: Peas, nasturtiums, lettuce, cucumbers. PESTS: ROOT MAGGOTS: Control with wood ash, diatomaceous earth, OR beneficial nematodes. Fabric row covers block pests and extend season.