Japanese radish

Raphanus sativus

  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Japanese radish
  • Flower name
    Japanese radish
  • Scientific name
    Raphanus sativus
  • Aliasスズシロ, 清白, Japanese radish, 大根
  • Place of originCaucasus and Central and Western Asia
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May

What is Japanese radish

apanese radish( scientific name: Raphanus sativus Linn.) is annual grass of the family brassicaceae native of West to Central Asia.
Bloom in spring Cruciferae-cross shaped white or pale purple flowers.Because amylase of the digestive enzyme is included in a Japanese radish and breaks down starch, it is prevented heartburn and the stomach heavy feeling. In one of "the seven spring herbs", Japanese radish is in the seven herbs with Japanese parsley, a shepherd's purse, Gogol, jacober, Henbit, Candice (turnip, turnip), Barton (radish Hijaz). Varieties of raphanus sativus radish. The variety of the Japanese radish has Raphanus sativus

It is a flower that is chosen as one of the "spring seven herbs" of Japan. In Japan, on January 7, I have a habit of eating "seven gruel gruel" which contains these 7 kinds in porridge.

spring seven grass
  Spring novice porridge (Japanese only)

Common name:Japanese radish, scientific name:Raphanus sativus, Aka: Barton,origin: Caucasus-Central West Asia height: 10-100 cm, flower color: white, lilac, flowering period: March-may harvest season: June-next January (except : from August to October), harvest: root, stem, leaf.


  • Eye
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Brassicaceae
  • Genus
    Raphanus
  • Species
    R. sativus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeannual grass greens.
  • Flower colorsWhite Pink Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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