We all know that every seed will germinate into a plant eventually. However, very few of us actually know that there is a tiny plant in every tiny seed. The radish plant seed is made up of three parts, namely the embryo, which is the baby plant; the endosperm that provides food for the tiny plant; and the cotyledon that has an appearance of leaves and contains the endosperm within.
There is a seed coat that protects the parts of the baby plant and sheaths it with its special covering. It is this coat that protects the embryo of the baby plant from adverse weather conditions, and helps it grow into a sapling.
As humans differ from one another, so do plant seeds. Some of them have tough and huge seed coats, while the others have delicate and weak seed coats. This happens since different types of plants adapt to various environments and require different needs to be protected. The growth of radish seeds happens in about 3 to 5 days when you can see the germination of the seeds and tiny leaves start appearing. Radish seeds grow faster than others, and there is minimum effort required to make them sprout. The germination process starts when the seeds begin to absorb water and this engorges the endosperm, which, in turn, breaks open the seed coat.
Radish plants mature in about 21 to 30 days approximately. However, the proper time and growth lies with the type of radish, weather and soil conditions. The ideal time to plant radish seeds are in spring when the temperature is perfect for their growth. The entire season can be dedicated to growing radishes. Your radish will taste better if the soil is normal, and could taste bland if the soil does not have enough warmth in it.
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