There is some disagreement as to where radishes originated. Sources say they originated in the eastern Mediterranian area, near the Caspian Sea, Northern China, or Southeast Asia. Today radishes are grown around the world in many different varieties.
How much does a radish weigh?
|Radish, Common (Globe)|
Common Names: Radish, Red Radish, Globe Radish.
|Large||1″ to 1-1/4″ Diameter||9g||0.3oz|
|Medium||3/4″ to 1″ Diameter||4.5g||0.2oz|
|Small||less than 3/4″ Diameter||2g||0.1oz|
|Slice||about 1/4 of medium radish||1g||0.05oz|
|Cup, Slices||from medium radish||58g||2oz|
|Radish, Daikon (Korean)|
Common Names: Daikon, white radish, Japanese radish, Chinese radish, icicle radish, lo bak, loh baak, mooli, Oriental radish.
|Large||7″ dia 13″ Long||1368g||48.3oz|
|Medium||6″dia 10″ Long||907.2g||32oz|
|Small||4 1/2″ dia 8″ Long||680.4g||24oz|
|Radish, Daikon (Japanese Varieties)|
|Common Names: Daikon, white radish, Japanese radish, Chinese radish, icicle radish, lo bak, loh baak, mooli, Oriental radish.|
Similar to the Korean variety, more carrot like in shape.
Substitutes: jicama, young turnip, radish, black radish, pickled ginger (as a garnish), parsnips (in soups or stews), turnips (in soups or stews).
|Large||About 8″ long||576g||20.3oz|
|Medium||About 7″ Long||338g||11.9oz|
|Small||About 6″ Long||218g||7.7oz|
Common Names: Icicle Radish, white radish.
|Average||About 7″ Long||17g||0.6oz|