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Turnip Purple Top White Globe

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Characteristics: Turnip Purple Top White Globe is a long time favorite, and the most popular turnip for table use. The white flesh of its root is firm and fine-grained with a mild, sweet flavor. This cool weather vegetable is at its most tender when the roots are 2 to 2 1/2 inches in diameter.

Flavor: Tender with a smooth, old fashioned flavor

Preparation Ideas: Great when eaten fresh or roasted

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 7-10 Days

Days to Maturity: 55 Days

Planting Depth: .5"

Seed Spacing: 18"/6"

Best Container Size: 12"+

Instructions: Sow directly in the garden as early as the soil can be worked. Plant 2 seeds together every 2 inches, covering firmly with soil. Thin to one plant every 6 inches when seedlings are 2 1/2 - 3 inches tall. Sow again in late summer for a fall crop.

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

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