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#3438913 - 11/06/13 10:07 AM Daikon Radishes....Impressed!
String Music
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These radishes have exceeded our expectations in our poor east TN soils! The deer are eating the forage and the radish is helping to build organic matter and penetrate compacted soil (plus provide a late-season food source full of carbs). Overall, very happy with the production.

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#3438938 - 11/06/13 10:16 AM Re: Daikon Radishes....Impressed! [Re: String Music]
smstone22
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They work very well for me as well, Im in not so great soil as well. My deer prefer them over any turnips Ive planted.
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#3440096 - 11/07/13 08:06 AM Re: Daikon Radishes....Impressed! [Re: smstone22]
landman
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Many KY farmers started planting them as a cover crop 2 years ago
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#3440357 - 11/07/13 10:02 AM Re: Daikon Radishes....Impressed! [Re: landman]
drrxnupe
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NICE!!! I may give 'em a try next year.
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#3441630 - 11/07/13 11:22 PM Re: Daikon Radishes....Impressed! [Re: drrxnupe]
DoubleTap
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WOW! Not that's a radish
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#3441642 - 11/08/13 12:30 AM Re: Daikon Radishes....Impressed! [Re: DoubleTap]
bbuck14
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Many farmers are planting them around here as well. It's a cover crop and they grow them to bust through the hardpan.
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#3442277 - 11/08/13 11:50 AM Re: Daikon Radishes....Impressed! [Re: bbuck14]
drrxnupe
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Anybody ever tasted 'em?
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#3442312 - 11/08/13 12:21 PM Re: Daikon Radishes....Impressed! [Re: drrxnupe]
Bayou Buck
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 Originally Posted By: drrxnupe
Anybody ever tasted 'em?


I tasted the bulbs on mine and they were spicy. Havent tried them since the last couple freezes though. They are good pickled on a Banh Mi.

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#3442319 - 11/08/13 12:28 PM Re: Daikon Radishes....Impressed! [Re: Bayou Buck]
String Music
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We tried them in a salad and on the skillet. Spicy, but good!
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#3444159 - 11/09/13 07:08 PM Re: Daikon Radishes....Impressed! [Re: String Music]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
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nice
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