Purple Top White Globe Turnips pk/100

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SKU TP1-100
$2.50
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57 days. Brassica rapa. Open Pollinated. Plant produces good yields of 4 to 6" diameter turnips. They are deliciously sweet and tender. Roots are white on bottom and bright purple on top. Best when harvested when roots are 4 to 6". Leaves can be used as greens. Stores will. Excellent choice for home gardens. A heirloom variety dating back to pre-1880. United States Department of Agriculture, NSL 6119.

Lot No: 00931

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 12/16

Seeds Per Pound: 240,000

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

Planting Season: Spring/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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