Fodder Radish

​Fodder radish is a fast-growing cover crop that produces large tap roots to improve soil structure and break up compaction. Also referred to as oil radish (for nematode controlling varieties) and tillage radish (for exceptionally deep-rooting varieties), all varieties are in fact the same species - Raphanus sativus. The exception is Daikon, which is actually a vegetable species, and produces particularly bulbous roots.

Fodder radish is effective sown either as a straight or in mixtures with other cover crop species, and is effective at controlling weeds, rapidly producing organic matter and scavenging nitrogen in addition to its beneficial roots.

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Fodder Radish

Description
Fodder Radish

Description

  • Quick growing game cover or green manure crop
  • High biomass production
  • Quick to establish and suppresses weeds
  • Excellent rooting to relieve compaction
  • Also effective as a late-sown game cover crop

Sowing rate: 15kg/ha
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £77.00
5-20 Save 5% £73.00
21+ Save 10% £69.00

Fodder Radish (Type 2 Nematode Resistant)

Description
Fodder Radish (Type 2 Nematode Resistant)

Description

  • Type 2 nematode-resistant (ability to reduce nematode populations by 85-90%)
  • Quick to establish, deep tap root
  • High levels of biomass, weed suppressant 

Sowing rate: 15kg-25kg/ha

Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £84.50
5-20 Save 5% £80.00
21+ Save 10% £76.00

Fodder Radish (Type 1 Nematode Resistant)

Description
Fodder Radish (Type 1 Nematode Resistant)

Description

  • Type 1 nematode-resistant (ability to reduce nematode populations by over 90%)
  • Quick to establish, deep tap root
  • High levels of biomass, weed suppressant 

Sowing rate: 15kg-25kg/ha
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £101.50
5-20 Save 5% £96.00
21+ Save 10% £91.00

Daikon Tillage Radish

Description
Daikon Tillage Radish

Description

  • Produces exceptionally deep and bulbous root
  • Rapid-growing, produces high biomass
  • Excellent weed suppressor

Sowing rate: 15kg/ha
Pack quantity
25kg
Pack Pack Price
1-4 £115.50
5-20 Save 5% £109.00
21+ Save 10% £103.00

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