Daikon Radish

Names:

– Daikon Radish
– Japanese Radish

The word Daikon actually comes from two Japanese words: dai (meaning large) and kon (meaning root). Daikon, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus, also known by many other names depending on context, is a mild-flavored winter radish usually characterized by fast-growing leaves and a long, white, napiform root.