White / Red / Purple Radishes (Raphanus sativus)
Radish, Raphanus sativus L., is an annual vegetable belonging to the family Cruciferae and is a traditionally important vegetable in many countries. The enlarged root and hypocotyl of radish are consumed mainly as a salted vegetable and are also eaten fresh as grated radish, garnish, and salad.
Radishes are a good source of vitamins C, folate and riboflavin (vitamin B2). They contain minerals such as calcium, potassium (which helps to regulate blood pressure) and manganese (involved in the regulation of brain and nerve function)