Just Right Turnips pk/100

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SKU TP6-100
$2.50
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1960 All-America Selections Winner! 50 days. Brassica rapa. (F1) Plant produces good yields of 4 ½ to 6” diameter turnips. The skin and flesh is pure white! It has mild flavored roots and delicious flavored greens. Extremely cold tolerant. Stores well, will store until spring. Sow in summer/fall for fall/winter harvests. It is not recommended for spring sowing because of tendency to bolt early. Excellent choice for home gardens and market growers.

Lot No: 115497

Germination: 91%

Test Date: 12/16

Seeds Per Pound: 240,000

Plant Height: Bulbs/Tops: 12 to 24" tall

Planting Season: Summer/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow



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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