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North Carolina Radishes

North Carolina RadishesRadishes take many forms and are used in a large variety of ways worldwide. The common red and icicle types are commonly used fresh as salad vegetables and garnish in the U.S.

Oriental types, such as the elongated and round daikon radishes, are less well-known in the U.S. but are important staple foods in countries like Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and others in Asia, and by these ethnic groups in the U.S.

These types are used fresh, pickled (as is Kimchi), dried for future use, and cooked in countless Oriental dishes. Seeds of radish are sprouted and these sprouts are another important food in these Asian countries.


North Carolina Radishes Growers/Shipper List

Cooling/Storage Requirements of North Carolina Radishes

Suitable Cooling Method(s)

Room Cooling

Optimum Temp ºF

32-36ºF

Freezing Temp ºF

30.7ºF

Normal Storage Life

1-2 months

 
Nick Augostini, Marketing Specialist
North Carolina Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services
202 Cunningham Road
Kinston, NC 28501
(252) 527-7125