Margelanica radish — how to care?

Specifications and description radish varieties Margelanica: landing and particular care

Radish is a common vegetable that is grown in Russia, but in recent times, the gardeners are increasingly paying attention to her. Cultivars of this crop breeders displayed a lot Margelanica radish is one of them. Consider how to plant and grow this kind of cottages and smallholdings. Margelanica radish — how to care?

A description of the variety

Chinese radish (LOBA) varieties Margelanica is in the state register of the Russian Federation since 2007, Is a middle-grade (the roots reach technical maturity 60-65 day after shoots seem), it can be grown in all climatic regions of Russia.

Margelanica radish - how to care?

According to the description of the originator have Margilansai radish:


  • leaf obovate with scalloped edges, medium in size, colouration yellowish-green;
  • leaves collected in the upright socket;
  • the roots are elliptical, with round head, the color of the skin green, the tail white;
  • inside the radish roots are white or greenish, without bitterness, labostrie, the flesh tender, a little crispy;
  • the taste is good.


The yield of Chinese radish varieties Margelanica – 3-3,5 kg per 1 sq m, with an average weight of root of 0.25-0.3 kg. harvested root vegetables are recommended for consumption in fresh form.

Margelanica radish — how to care?

Margelanica radish - how to care? Photo care instructions


This radish grows fast enough, takes 2 month to get the crop roots. The process of growing and caring too simple, so to afford to grow any vegetable grower.

The choice of land for cultivation and preparation

Land for Margelanica radish need to choose well lit by the sun all day without a close of groundwater. You must pay attention to the predecessors, the radish grows well after nightshades, legumes, onion and pumpkin crops. The beds where once grew cabbage, you will have to exclude.

The soil culture no special demands, can grow in sandy, loamy, loamy and light clay soils; in clay you need to make sand or peat. Acidity – neutral or slightly acidic, acid soils will require liming prior.

Any vegetables need a well-groomed, fertilized land and Margelanica radish is no exception. In the preparation of beds for her in the ground it is necessary to make fertilizer, preferably organic humus (1 bucket per 1 sq. m), compost, and ash. Fresh manure does not make. Site preparation is carried out in the fall: remove from the surface of the earth all the plant residues of previous crops and weeds, dig the soil to a depth of bayonet spade, make fertilizer. The lumps do not break, so they can freeze in the winter for getting rid of pests.

When to plant

Planting dates Margilansai radish depend on the purpose of cultivation if the root is needed in order to use it in the summer, it is necessary to sow in April if you need to send the Deposit in the first decade of July. Planting dates also depend on regional climate and weather, however, in the spring it can be planted in soil that is already warmed up after the snow (up to 5°C), but still retains winter moisture.

Tighten with the spring sowing is not worth it, the radish is a plant of short day, if the light duration is more than 15 h, the plants will throw out the stalks, which will adversely affect the formation of roots. However, Margelanica radish is considered to be resistant to tsvetushnosti.


In the spring before sowing, the soil in the beds leveled, loosened and cut shallow grooves at a distance of 20 cm from each other. Seeds are sown in line, when they germinate, you will need to thin them. You can put in the holes every 15 cm, but in this case they are sown immediately on a few pieces of seeds. Planting depth is 1-2 cm After sowing the beds covered with foil, so that the seeds germinate faster. The time of germination in 5-7 days.

How to care

Growing margilansai radish in the ground and caring for it is simple, basic agronomic practices typical for all other crops of this family.


Thin the radish in the phase of 1-2 true leaves. If it was planted in the furrows between the plants, leaving a distance of 15 cm if the wells then remove weaker plants, leaving the strongest of them. It is recommended to gently pinch off the top of the plants, not to pluck them so as not to damage the roots remaining.

Margelanica radish - how to care? Photo care instructions


Margelanica radish is considered to be drought resistant, but moisture still loves. So water it must be timely, abundant, especially in the phase of formation of roots. In hot weather watering is required, if necessary, it is carried out 2-3 times a week. When the vegetables are mainly to reach the final size, reduce watering so that they are not cracked.


The first fertilizing is carried out after the radish will appear true leaves. At this time, the plants watered with herbal infusions or fermented slurry. Then fertilize 1-2 times, sure, when they formed roots. Now the plants need phosphorus, potassium and other mineral elements. You can use nitrophoska (30 g in a bucket) or complex mixtures containing a full complex of trace minerals or ash (1 tbsp. per 1 sq. m).

Protection from pests

On the beds with radish cruciferous flea beetles can attack. The first processing of them is carried out 3-4 days after sowing strew the beds with a mixture of ash, tobacco and lime, taken in equal proportions. The following processing is carried out when the seedlings reach several cm of Ash will protect the culture from flea beetles, but slugs. To protect from flea beetles and cabbage fly next to the radish can be planted marigolds, flowers scare off them their smell.

From diseases this sort of radish amaze powdery mildew, white rot and black leg. If signs of these diseases it must be treated with fungicides.

Farming in Siberia

In the cold regions of Russia radish for winter storage in the summer need to be planted in the open ground in the very early stages, so she can Mature before frost. Further care is standard and does not differ from that recommended for other regions.

Margelanica radish - how to care? Photo care instructions

Harvesting and storage

Radish Matures in about 2 months. Cleaning should be carried out when the roots reach the characteristic varieties of size, some specimens can selectively pull out shortly before the date of harvest. Solarize the beds should not be too: overripe radish becomes hollow, rough and loses its juiciness. In the fall the roots should be collected in September-October, but definitely before the frost.

The sequence of harvest: vegetables to dig, remove their tops, put to dry. Bookmark storage to select only completely whole, without any damage, stains, rot of radish, put them in boxes and put in a cold damp cellar.

Useful properties

Among the useful properties of radish margilansai include: increased appetite, normalization of digestive processes, elimination of toxins and excess fluid from the body, increasing intestinal motility. The vegetable will be useful for people with diseases of the liver and heart.

Dishes margilansai radish and its juice can be used as mild natural antiseptic and analgesic, as a cough remedy, to increase the acidity of gastric juice, for removing sand and small stones from kidneys and bladder. The vegetable has a rejuvenating effect on the tissues of many organs of the body. Margelanica radish — how to care?

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