Fodder Radish

A relative of the radish plant. Very fast growing and often used as late sown cover. Can work on its own, or in a mix such as Autumn Promise.

Pack Size

5kg, 10kg or 25kg

Seed Rate

5kg/ha

Uses

Quick cover, producing a kale type plant.

Value

Provides good cover and feed for pheasant, partridge and farmland birds. Will last until Christmas and can also be fed to stock.

Sowing

July - early September

Seedbed

Reasonably fine/firm seedbed.

Drilling

Shallow 0.5-1 inch depth, and rows of 10-15 inches. Can be broadcast but best drilled.

Roll

Yes

Fertiliser

(soil index 2)
N 80kg/ha; P 25kg/ha; K 30kg/ha.

Bugs & Beasts

Can sometimes be susceptible to flea beetle and should be sprayed immediately upon detection.

Weeds

Ensure the ground is clean before planting, as limited chemicals available.

Plant Disease

Not usually a problem.

Price

£33.75 per 5kg

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