How big do French breakfast radishes get?
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Moreover, do the French eat radishes for breakfast?
The French Breakfast radish makes a handy snack. They do love their radishes, but as a French expat down under in Sydney blogged, “I have never eaten or seen anyone eat radishes for breakfast in France.” The vegetable in question is a two-inch, one-bite treat prized for its sweet mild flavor and succulent crunch.
Also, what is a French breakfast radish? The “French Breakfast” radish (Raphanus sativus) features a crisp texture and mild spicy flavor, making it suitable for fresh use in salads, sandwiches or as a snack. This quick-growing spring radish requires minimal garden space and can fill in the gaps between larger, slower-growing vegetable varieties.
Also, why are they called French breakfast radishes?
French Breakfast radishes are believed to have gotten their name as marketers were known to snack on the radishes with salt and butter mid-morning while they sold their produce.
How do I know when to harvest my radishes?
Spring Radishes - The fast-maturing, round radishes are ready for harvest in 3 to 4 weeks. You'll usually see the top portion of the radish poking up through the soil. When it appears to be almost an inch across, it is ready to pick. Radishes can be harvested by pulling or by gently loosening the surrounding soil.