The bulk Raphanus sativus variety yields the best quality of Sativus seeds. They're perfect for starting seedlings in an artificial greenhouse. The flowers are extremely small, pale, with a light yellow fragrance. They grow on short green stems, producing small red berries in late autumn and early spring. The flavor of the berries is pleasant with an undertone of sweet citrus.
Seedlings can be started in a variety of conditions. Full sun is ideal but not essential, as they will germinate just fine in partial shade. You'll need good soil with lots of drainage. The ideal place to plant them is in a well drained spot in full sun.
Good seedling containers include large plastic tubs, terracotta barrels, or baskets with hanging rods. Keep the soil moist, but not damp. The roots should drain easily from the surface. The seedlings should be divided annually, given about four weeks of sunshine and five or six hours of cool water. Plant them in pots which have been filled about three-quarters full of loosely packed material, such as bark, paper towels, and straw.
They will root very easily, if planted at the right time of year. Most people plant these in spring, but many prefer to wait until the summer for planting. If you wait too long, the plants may be stunted or even killed by the cold. Some prefer a later planting time, since some species prefer full sun, while some prefer shade. Good growing conditions are also required.
These bulk Raphanus Sativus varieties have some of the finest growing traits. Taller stems grow into bushy leaves that will make them great plants for indoor gardens. You will find that most are quite tolerant of well-drained soil conditions, but some varieties may need fertilizers to help them grow properly. These roots can also help plants produce healthy fruit. However, they need to be planted at the correct time of year.
In a study of South African Kruger cattle, scientists showed that the taller female animals produced more offspring. This proves that the quality and number of the eggs produced is related to the quality and number of the plants. Taller plants produce a larger number of seeds than those that are short. Plants in the same family can be grown together and in that case, it makes sense to plant them side by side so that their offspring will have both parents as potential mates.
You can also get bulk Raphanus Sativus seeds from South African specialty breeders. Some people like to start with the flowers because they are the easiest to grow. The best way to see if plants are suitable for planting is by trial and error. Plant seeds in containers and move them around until you find something you like.
Once you have selected two or three plants, you can then plant them in individual pots. If you are growing them indoors, it is important that you place them in flowerpots rather than in large bowls or planters. When you transplant plants outside, the soil should be moist but not wet. After you have transplanted the bulk species, don't water them immediately as they need to get some room to grow. Instead, use a sprinkler or a hand held watering system to keep them watered while they wait to germinate.
Keep in mind that if you are growing bulk species like Raphanus Sativus seeds, the time between sowing should be at least three months apart. This will ensure that your plants get the needed time to acclimatize themselves for the climate they will be facing. If you live in an area where the weather is very warm for much of the year, it is advisable to start sowing your seeds in the spring so that by the time winter approaches, your plants will be fully acclimatized.
If you would like to grow the bulk species in planters, it is important that you follow the steps above. Make sure that the container is well drained and that it has good drainage. Once you have chosen the site you want to plant the bulk species of raphanus in, put the seeds on a piece of food grade silicone and cover the whole with polythene. Let the polythene stay in place for two weeks. During this period, the plant will absorb all the water it needs and will thus stay very dry.
Now, carefully remove the seedling from the cover and allow it to dry. This might take about a month, or in some cases, even more than that. You may also want to place the seedling in a plastic bag in order to prevent moisture from finding its way out. Allow the seedling to sit for about a month before you transplant it into a new pot or container. You may also want to place the bulk seeds in a variety of containers so that you can have a continuous supply of fresh herbs.