Botanical Name: Raphanus sativus
Common Name: Purple Radish
Description: Purple Radish possesses a deep pansy purple color that is bound to add beauty to any microgreen salad and will also contribute its distinct radish zest. It is used to liven up salads, soup and sandwiches.
- Radish in Latin is Radix meaning root.
- Mexico has a festival which celebrates radishes called Night of the Radish.
- Purple Radish is related to broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts.
Nutrition: Purple Radish is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, calcium and phosphorus.