Can You Eat Radish Greens: How And When To Harvest Radish Leaves

By Amy Grant An easy, rapid growing crop, radishes are usually grown for their delicious, peppery root. Radishes mature anywhere from 21-30 days from seeding whereupon the root is ready for harvest, but have you ever wondered if you can eat the radish greens? If so, what can you do with radish leaves and how to harvest radish greens? Can You Eat Radish Greens? Yes indeed, you can eat radishes. In fact, they are super nutritious and delicious, tasting much like their relatives turnip greens or mustard. So how come many of us have never tasted this culinary delight? Many varieties of radish have foliage peppered with slight hairs. When eaten, these hairs assault the tongue with an unpleasant prickly sensation. This is no doubt a defense of the plant which, after all, does not want to be eaten; it wants to continue to mature into seed pods. Seed pods,

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