Lists 1-27 Combined
Edited by Al Burkett and Jewel Yates
Seminis Vegetable Seeds
37437 State Highway 16
Woodland, CA 95695
and Jon Behling
Alf Christianson Seed Co.
6011 185th Street SW
Lynnwood, WA 98037
April Cross – Vendor: Takii and Co. Characteristics: white shouldered, 60-day maturity radish, and 40-cm root length. Resistance: moderate tolerance to heat, cold.
Ball Cross – Breeder and Vendor: Takii. Characteristics: giant ball type with green neck, 15-16 cm diameter, 60-day maturity, late fall crop. Resistance: high tolerance to viruses, strong heat and cold tolerance.
California Mammoth White – Vendor: West Coast Seeds. Characteristics: fine, white, crisp, 8″long x 2″ wide, mild flavor, 60 days.
Daikon Long White – Vendor: various. Characteristics: oriental type, 8″- 1′ long and 3″ across shoulders, cylindrical to slightly tapered, crisp white flesh, very mild, sweet flavor, 50-55 day maturity, autumn/winter cropping.
Everest – Breeder and vendor: Takii. Characteristics: tropical Chinese radish, early white neck type, late pithiness, high yielder, 55 day maturity, 35 cm long x 6 cm diameter. Resistance: high heat tolerance. Adaptation: all year round in sub-tropical and tropical areas, not suitable for spring sowing in cool areas.
Mino Spring Cross – Vendor: Sakata Seed. Characteristics: a slow bolting radish suitable for late spring growing, roots are white skinned, texture is juicy, taste is mild, high level of disease resistance.
Mino Summer Cross F-R – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America. Characteristics: white neck, 45-cm long, 6-cm diameter, medium pithiness, 45-day maturity. Resistance: takes heat, Fusarium yellow and soft rot tolerant. Adaptation: summer and autumn plantings in temperate zones, tropics and sub-tropics in warmer seasons.
Minowase Summer Cross 3 – Vendor: Takii and Co. Characteristics: white shouldered, 50-day maturity radish. Resistance: high tolerance to heat, virus, Fusarium.
Miura Cross – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America. Characteristics: smooth, white-skinned, sweet flesh, late pithiness, 38-cm long, uniform, 90-day maturity. Resistance: good cold tolerance, virus resistant. Adaptation: September sowing in mild winter areas, August sowing in severe cold areas.
Miyashige – Vendor: Johnny’s Select Seeds. Characteristics: long, cylindrical white root with pale green band near crown, good for pickling and storage, July or early August sowing (bolts from spring seeding), 50 days.
Okura Cross – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America. Characteristics: cylindrical with a pinched tip, stump-rooted, mild, crisp, late pithiness, 65 day maturity, fall crop, winter in warm areas. Resistance: tolerant to soft rot.
Omny F1 – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed America. Characteristics: white shouldered, all season type hybrid, slow bolting, suitable for spring sowing and glass-house culture.
Oshin – Vendor: Takii and Co. Characteristics: slow bolting, 70 day maturity, root shoulder color is light green. Resistance: strong tolerance to cold.
Relish Cross – Vendor: Takii and Co. Characteristics: green root shoulder color, root length is 38 cm, 60-day maturity. Resistance: moderate tolerance to Fusarium, strong tolerance to heat, cold.
SDA0102 F1 – Breeder: Sakata Seed America. Characteristics: green shouldered, slightly tapered root, excellent taste, slow bolting.
Spring Light – Vendor: West Coast Seeds. Characteristics: smooth skin, never cracked or rough, 5-7″ long, firm white interior, not pithy, not hot, 50 days.
Spring Song – Vendor: Johnny’s Select Seeds. Characteristics: hybrid, bolt resistant, long smooth, tapered white roots, winter through spring planting, 60 days.
Tama Winter – Breeder and Vendor: Takii. Characteristics: cylindrical, white neck type, 48 cm long x 8 cm diameter, 70-day maturity. Resistance: high tolerance to viruses, high cold tolerance. Adaptation: good for winter crop.
Tsukushi-Spring Cross – Vendor: Sakata Seed America. Characteristics: half-long, dense texture, slow bolting, clean bright flavor, green shoulder. Resistance: virus, black rot, and soft rot. Adaptation: heavier or shallow soils.