Pink Lady Slipper
One of the mildest radishes. Light pink, oblong shaped roots, mild white flesh. Can be refrigerated for up to 4 weeks after harvesting without loss of quality. Excellent for home and market, well suited for bunching. 25-30 days from transplant.
Pink Lady Slipper Radish History
(Raphanus sativus) One of the mildest radishes. Light pink, oblong shaped roots, mild white flesh. Excellent for home and market, well suited for bunching. 25-30 days from transplant. Pink Lady Slipper stores well and stays crisp for weeks after harvest, even late in the season. An excellent choice for both home and market growers.
Growing Pink lady Slipper Seeds
Preserving And Storing Pink Lady Slipper Flower
1. CUT TOPS AND ROOTS FROM RADISHES
Be sure to save them — radish leaves, tops, and roots can be dehydrated to use other ways.
2. WASH WELL
I make sure to wash in a large bowl of water to make sure to give them room. Use a vegetable brush to remove all grit and old leaves.
2. CUT RADISHES
Cut radishes into 1-inch pieces. I leave small radishes whole.
3. BLANCH FOR 2-3 MINUTES
Blanching helps slow down the enzymatic process to save the plant tissue and keep the color vibrant.
4. PLACE INTO AN ICE BATH
5. FLASH FREEZE
Place your radish pieces on cookie sheets and store in the freezer for at least six hours.
Pink Lady Slipper Radish Recipes
Garlic Roasted Radishes are a unique yet delicious way to prepare radishes. Roasting brings out the sweetness that’s otherwise masked by the peppery kick that they’re known for. This is a must try recipe!
Pink lady Slipper Medicinal Uses
Radishes contain small amounts of:
- vitamin B-6
- vitamin K
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