A ball-shaped spring radish, 3-4 inches in diameter, with crisp, bright red flesh and a mild-sweet peppery taste. The center of the radis is sweeter, and the outer flesh is hotter. The outer skin iw white with green shoulders and a pink base. The watermelon radish is related to turnips and horseradish. Unlike many other radishes, the intensity of the watermelon radish decreases as it matures.
Plural: Watermelon radishes
Season: available year-round