Golden Ball Turnips pk/100

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SKU TP4-100
$2.50
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55 days. Brassica rapa. Open Pollinated. Plant produces good yields of 3 to 4" turnips. The skin is yellow and the flesh is yellow. Very flavorful, sweet, tender, and mild. Nice type for mashing! Both tops and roots are good and tasty. Keeps well, will store until spring. A heirloom dating back to 1859. United States Department of Agriculture, NSL 6109.

Lot No: W8015

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 12/15

Turnips
Brassica rapa

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4 to 1/2"N/A 5 to 10 daysFull Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1 to 2"18 - 24" 6"37 - 70 days
Turnip Seed Planting Information:

Turnips are easy to grow and are good for winter vegetable in the South. They can be eaten raw or cooked. Turnips do not do well in hot weather, plant early spring, 35 days before late frost, or late fall for winter crop.Turnips are suitable for root cellar storage.Turnips can be planted directly outdoors in soil, and can also be planted in pots indoors and transplanted outdoors. Start thinning when plant is 4 to 6” tall.Harvest before a hard freeze, or if tops look withered or yellow in color.

Soil Requirements:

Turnips requires fertile soil with compost. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep watered during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro.

Harvest Tips:

The best turnips are when no bigger than 3 or 4 “ in diameter. Pick them before they get any larger. Frequent freezing and thawing will ruin the Turnips, so pick before first heavy frost.


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