Turnip, Purple Top Organic Seeds

Brassica rapa subsp. rapa

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Turnip, Purple Top Organic Seeds

Brassica rapa subsp. rapa

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Purple Top White Globe Turnip is a long-time favorite for gardeners and the most popular turnip for table use.

This variety is renowned for its sweet flavor and crunchy texture, making it ideal for a variety of dishes.

The white flesh of its root is firm and fine-grained with a mild, sweet flavor.

This cool-weather vegetable is most tender when the roots are 2–2.5 inches in diameter. This nutritious vegetable is widely used various of dishes, from soups and salads to roasted and mashed. The combination of its mild, sweet flavor and versatile uses make it an ideal choice for any kitchen.

Sku: 1419

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

Common Name: Turnip

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Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

7 - 10 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

55 Days

Container

Best
Container Size:

12"+

Height

Growing Height:

12 - 18"

water Needs

Water
Needs:

Moist (2 in / week)

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Botanical Name: Brassica rapa subsp. rapa

Fill Weight (grams): 2

Flavor: Tender with a smooth, old fashioned flavor.

Preparation Ideas: Great when eaten fresh or roasted.

Plant Type: Vegetable

Plant Lifecycle: Annual

Approximate Seed Count: 550 - 650

Landscape Use: Edible Garden

Growing Season(s): Spring|Summer|Fall

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Spring|Summer|Fall

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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Sow Purple Top Organic Turnip seeds directly in the garden as early as the soil can be worked. Plant 2 seeds together every 5", covering firmly with soil. Thin to one plant every 5" when seedlings are 2.5"- 3" tall. Sow again in late summer for a fall crop.

Planting Depth: 0.5"

Seed Spacing: Sow Purple Top Organic Turnip seeds roughly 5" apart in rows, keeping rows approximately 18" apart.

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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Turnip roots become woody if they grow over 3" in diameter. To harvest, loosen soil around the base of leaves, then grab the tops and pull.

At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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