Flower Database

Sakurajima daikon

Basic information
Flower Name
Sakurajima daikon
Formal Name
Raphanus sativus cv. sakurajima daikon
Alias
桜島大根
Habitat
Caucasus and Central and Western Asia
Morph
a year grass greens
Comment
Sakurajima daikon, scientific name: Raphanus sativus cv. Sakurajima daikon , is a variety of daikon (radish) in the genus Raphanus, Department of Brassicaceae. As long as the regular radish, the enlargement round. Typically weighs 8 to 10 kg, 50 cm in diameter size is. Are recognized in the Guinness Book of records as the "world's largest radish" is about 31 kg, 60 cm in diameter. Sakurajima, Kagoshima Prefecture, cultivated on the volcanic ash soils specialty is. Is called with a different name in the island like Shima deikon. Seed it from the end of August to the beginning of September and harvest it in February in the - next year in December. Edible and can be used dried daikon radish, pickled and eaten raw, braised radish and boiled, pickled thousand.
Detailed information
Order
Brassicales
Family
Brassicaceae
Genus
Raphanus
Species
R. sativus cv. Sakurajima daikon
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Color
Violet, White
Season
Feb Mar Apr May
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1.2