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Radish, Zinnia, Beet, Container Lettuce, Carrot

TessaGrows seed template with carrot radish zinnia lettuce and beet

Radish

Planting Season: Early spring/late summer/early fall

Germination Time: 5-10 Days

Days to Harvest: 22-25 Days

Height: 6-8 inches

Sun/shade: Full sun

Tips: Radishes are best eaten when fresh.

Flower Fun: Radish is a member of the cabbage family.

Zinnia

Planting Season: Spring through early summer

Germination Time: 5-10 Days

Days to Harvest: 60-70 Days

Height: 36-42 inches

Sun/shade: Full sun

Tips: Zinnias are annuals, which means they only survive for one season. Replant the next growing season for more flowers.

Flower fun: Each zinnia seed becomes a plant that grows many flowers of the same color.

Beets

Planting Season: Late winter/early spring/late summer/early fall

Germination Time: 5-10 Days

Days to Harvest: 50-60 Days

Height: 12-18 inches

Sun/shade: Full sun

Tips: Young and old beets can be roasted or boiled and added to salads. Use leaves as a delicious leafy green in stir fries.

Flower Fun: These leaves have an amazing buttery texture and sweet flavor. Perfect for a delicious summer salad. 

Container Lettuce

Planting Season: Spring in cool climates

Germination Time: 7-14 Days

Days to Harvest: 45-55 Days

Height: 6 inches

Sun/shade: Full sun/partial shade

Tips: Excel in cool, moist conditions. Leaves are slightly sweet and have a delicious and buttery texture that's perfect for salads.

Flower Fun: We don’t have any good jokes yet about this vegetable, but if you do lettuce know. 

 

Carrot

Planting Season: Mid-spring/mid-summer

Germination Time: 10-20 Days

Days to Harvest: 65-75 Days

Height: 6-12 Inches

Sun/shade: Full sun

Tips: Make sure soil is stone-free in an area that receives lots of sun. 

Flower Fun: What did the rabbit say to the carrot? "It's been nice gnawing you."