Black radish is a root vegetable and is a variety of winter radish. The root of the vegetable is edible and it has a black skin and white flesh. It’s known for its harsh flavor which is the plants natural pest repellant. It’s mostly bigger and has more eatable flesh than spring radish.
In the past it has had many medicinal uses in a variety of different cultures, and now it’s mostly considered to be a part of a healthy diet and is usually eaten in a soup or a salad.
- Radishes are first cultivated in China
- Radish and Wasabi are a part of the same family
- Their scientific name means quickly appearing because they grow so fast.