Sicilian Radish is collected in Rome from a gardener that had been saving this deep red variety from his grandmother for years produces very tasty 6-18 ounce radishes. They are medium spicy but best when picked younger.
Giant of Sicily is a variety of Radish which is a member of the Raphanus family. Its botanical name is Raphanus sativus ‘Giant of Sicily’. Giant of Sicily is a heirloom variety. Its fruits normally ripen as a color very similar to Red.
An heirloom variety from Sicily, it produces large, two-inch round Radishes. They are bright red in color, very tasty and of good quality.
This variety is also a Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its life cycle over the course of a single year. Normally grows to a mature height of 5.85 inches.
Italy is believed to be where Giant of Sicily originates from.
Giant of Sicily Radish is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.