Sakurajima daikon

Raphanus sativus cv. sakurajima daikon

World's largest radish

  • Sakurajima daikon
  • Sakurajima daikon
  • Sakurajima daikon
  • Sakurajima daikon
  • Sakurajima daikon
  • Sakurajima daikon
  • Sakurajima daikon
  • Sakurajima daikon
  • Flower name
    Sakurajima daikon
  • Scientific name
    Raphanus sativus cv. sakurajima daikon
  • Aliasしまでこん, ダイコン, 桜島大根
  • Place of originCaucasus and Central and Western Asia
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April, May
  • Language of flowersAbility to adapt

What is Sakurajima daikon

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.


  • Eye
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Brassicaceae
  • Genus
    Raphanus
  • Species
    R. sativus cv. Sakurajima daikon
  • 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 typea year grass greens
  • Flower colorsPurple White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.2 cm

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