11 Review (s)

  1. O.Mokhova Bryanskaya obl.

    Decided to plant this year daikon. Tell me, what is it useful? When is it better to sow?

    • OOO "Sad"

      Daikon is a popular vegetable on the Asian table, it is often used in Japanese, Korean and Chinese cuisine. His dietary properties have long been known. Unlike radish, daikon does not contain mustard oils, which makes dishes from it not cause heartburn.

      In Asia, it is eaten raw, salt and marinated, and also stewed with the addition of soy sauce. You will not find dishes from the daikon among recipes of French or Italian cuisine. Therefore, it is best to purchase seeds of Japanese or Korean selection. Among modern hybrids there are long-bred and round, traditional white or with pink flesh.
      Daikon is a vegetable of the second crop rotation. Sow it in mid-July, when daylight is declining. A. GORIN, agronomist

      • Larissa

        Tell me, is it possible to grow a daikon in Ugra. Confused by the requirement of a short daylight hours. We have white nights. We plant seedlings. And when is it better?

  2. Fedor Soloviev, city of Saratov

    I've been growing the daikon for three years now. Culture, at first glance, unpretentious. But I had to face some difficulties.
    I'll start with the seeds. I strongly advise you to hold them for at least 24 hours in a humid environment before planting. Will suit toilet paper, and linen napkin. Only they need at least 1 times per hour to moisten with warm water and be sure to put it closer to a warm battery.
    The soil on the bed should be loosened no less than 40 cm in depth. Holes should be located at a distance of at least 20 cm. Daikon is not a small redi juice for you; it needs a place.
    Immediately after sowing it is necessary to sprinkle the bed with ash,
    will scare the cruciferous fly. After the appearance of the first shoots, treat them again with ashes. Growing up with the daikon pests are no longer terrible, but his first tender greens they really like.
    In the process of growth, the root crop begins to bulge out of the ground. It happens that above the surface it rises to a third of its size. Sprinkle it with earth on the most poppy-seed is not worth it, but you can slightly bite it.
    And do not forget to water the daikon at least every other day, and in dry weather and twice a day. Without enough moisture, it becomes too bitter, hard and almost inedible.

  3. Galina BOBROVA, Lipetsk

    I appreciate the daikon for its delicate taste, without bitterness, which is characteristic of radish or radish. The plant of this plant is also edible and useful.
    In appearance, daikon is very similar to carrots, only white in color and much more impressive in size. I plant it not in the spring, like many gardeners, but in the summer, in July. Thanks to this, root crops grow healthy and large. In general, daikon can be planted in the ground until the beginning of August, and in greenhouses - even later. It grows well in the beds, where onions, garlic, legumes, tomatoes, and cucumbers were planted before. After cabbage, turnips and other cruciferous plants it can not be planted. Planting soil should not be too acidic, so if necessary add wood ash. Herbal dressing will also be appropriate.
    The daikon is not whimsical at all, it needs only to be watered occasionally, and in the rainy season it will not be necessary. From pests it is useful to sprinkle plantings with ashes or tobacco. In September-October, the daikon can be excavated and stored for storage.

  4. Tatyana SOLOVYEVA, Ryazan

    A few years ago I sampled the daikon on the test, since then I became a fan of this culture. Judge for yourself: the harvest from a small area, it gives a huge, care for it simple, root crops, similar to taste for sweet radish, are stored until the middle of winter.
    This plant came to us from the Far East. The climate is warmer there, and the light day is shorter. Therefore, Japanese and Korean varieties in our latitudes either suffer from cold weather, or tend to blossom. It is better to plant domestic varieties, more cold-resistant and less reacting to the length of a light day. I chose the varieties Sasha and Fang of the elephant.
    Sasha looks like a habitual turnip. This is a plus: you do not need to prepare a deep loose bed, just dig a spade on a shovel. It grows only for 35-40 days. Therefore, I sow it in several terms, in spring and in the
    and I have a fresh vegetable on the table. The fang of an elephant gives root crops white, long, weighing up to 1,5 kg. This sort ripens 75-80 days, is perfectly stored. I sow it at the end of July on the place vacated from the early peas. The earth is deep digging and forming high furrow beds. It is important that the soil is loose and damp to a great depth. With moisture in late summer, we have no problems, but for additional loosening, I periodically pierce the ground at the base of the furrows with pitchforks. I store the daikon at the end of September, on a fine day. I do it very carefully, with pitchforks. I cut off the greens, leaving 3-4 cm petioles. I dry a couple of days, then I put it vertically in boxes, I fall asleep with slightly damp sand and transfer it to the basement.

  5. Galina VERSHISHINA, Ryazan

    On the one hand, the daikon is completely unpretentious: the main thing is to water it on time and abundantly so that the root crop is juicy and not bitter. On the other hand, many gardeners are faced with the fact that the root crop does not form at the daikon and the plant goes into color. And the Japanese radish, as the daikon is also called, leaves in color with a strong thickened planting ™ and with a long daylight. That is why July is considered a suitable month for planting a daikon, or rather, the end of July. It is possible that for someone it will already be re-sowing the plant - for winter storage.
    In late July, many summer residents get rid of old bushes of the garden earth.
    We'll plant Japanese radish on this and this bed and suite. Only the ground before sowing must be loosened and enriched with humus.
    It is necessary to sow a daikon several seeds per hole. The holes should be small - 2-3 cm in depth, 25-30 cm from each other. Later, weak seedlings need to be pulled out, leaving one to the strongest. Since daikon is susceptible to the same diseases and parasite attacks as cabbage, they can be treated at the same time. Ashes - from cruciferous fleas, insecticides - from slugs and caterpillars of butterfly cabbage.

  6. Oleg Leshchenko, Kiev

    Last year, the daikon was planted, and it grew all worm-eaten. What to do to this season the harvest was good?

    • Nikolay Trofimchuk. Vinnyts'ka

      Most likely, the daikon was struck by a cabbage fly, the larvae of which damage the surface of the root crop. It is almost impossible to fight with larvae, therefore, the appearance of the fly should be avoided as much as possible. Control measures
      Observe crop rotation. Plant the daikon away from other cabbage crops. As a precursor, they are suitable for carrots, potatoes, beets, peas.
      Mulch the soil with a black spunbond, and in a cool summer, cover plants with a thin white spunbond. This material will not allow an adult fly to lay the larvae near the daikon.
      For preventive maintenance it is possible to process 1-2-non-sprout sprouts of daikon insecticide Aktara in a dose of 0,3-0,4 g per 1 sq.m.
      From the folk remedies the planting of marigolds helps: the aroma of their flowers scares away not only the fly, but also the aphids.

  7. Summerman, gardener and gardener (anonymous)

    In 2014, I first raised a Dubonushka daikon. I can’t stop wondering him: the root crop is huge, cylindrical, long! As soon as he manages to penetrate to such a depth? Just amazing ...
    The daikon pulp is white, juicy and tender. It tastes not bitter, like black radish. Salads from it are just a miracle! You will rub one root vegetable - and already a whole plate of excellent food: with salt, oil, sour cream, vinegar, and in a mixture with other vegetables, it is still tastier and more original. How to grow this wonderful gift of nature? Like many plants, he loves heat, the sun, freedom, moisture, top dressing. You can plant in two terms: the first - at the end of April, and the second - at the end of July. If the deadlines are not maintained, the daikon can shoot during cold weather. Plant rarely: 10 × 20 cm - this requirement must be met, since the daikon is a broad-leaved plant, the tops of vegetables grow in all directions, it needs space and freedom. If thickened, break through. Do not spare water, daikon responds to watering, especially on hot days.
    Feed him with an onion or ash mixture: if you pour it, he, as a living person, will immediately respond. The leaves come to life, turn green, so it becomes lush, which is immediately evident: a healthy plant, ready for fruiting.
    I keep the autumn harvest in the basement, mine root crops, dry it, put it vertically in an enameled pan and pour it with sawdust. The end of winter - and we have a wonderful juicy vegetable in stock - daikon Dubinushka.
    Well, the fact that such bizarre instances turned out is my mistakes in agricultural technology. It was necessary to dig the soil deeper. Take into account my mistakes and grow even wonderful daikon root crops!

  8. Valentine

    I want to write about my experience. I did not know about the daikon, I read it in one edition, bought seeds and decided to try it. I generally like to experience everything new and unusual, and everything always works out. Seeds lay with me for two years, all hands did not reach, and it was a pity to throw out. Decided to sow, although summer in the second half passed, after 15 July. I sowed it after the garlic, when I harvested the crop and the place was vacated. Deeply dug beds, made it about 2,5 m on 80 cm. Across the beds, made a shallow groove approximately every 15 cm, sowed seeds of two varieties, the name of which does not remember. Lined, poured from the watering can, and topped with a thin layer of sand, as the daikon, like a radish and radish, likes sandy loam. Shoots appeared on 3-4-th day, were very dense, and although I thinned them, but still turned out to be dense. Where seedlings were rare, the daikon grew large, with a diameter of 5-6 cm and even
    thicker, and in length some root crops reached 30 cm. Juicy, tasty, unremarkable in taste.
    Watered 2 times: in the afternoon and in the evening, first from the watering can, so that the earth was wet, and when the daikon grew up, put the hose directly on the bed and open the water. My daikon has grown to glory.
    This year, took into account its error, when sowing it is necessary to lay out one seed and at a distance of 15-20 cm from each other, then the giants will grow up exactly. No plants left in the arrow. I removed the whole daikon as soon as it got colder. The root crops of my varieties on 1 / 3 protrude from the ground, and it is necessary that the frost does not capture them.
    Maybe when cultivating this culture, my method is useful to someone, use it for health!


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