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Hollow Crown (Heirloom Variety)

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 200
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

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Pkt (≈ 300 seeds)
25g (≈ 6000 seeds)

Long, smooth roots that can grow up to 12" long. A heavy yielding root crop. This delicious, cool weather is one of the hardest of all root crops. Plants are frequently grown with carrots, and beets. Their delicate, sweet rutty flavor compliments any meal. Prepare by parboiling or steaming. Great for stews, soups, and shredded in salads.

  • Seed Depth: 1/2" (12mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1/2" (12mm)
  • Row Spacing: 18-24" (40-60cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 20-25
  • Plant Spacing: 3-6" (8-10cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 110

Plant: Soak seeds for 24 hours before planting to improve germination. Select a sunny location with light porous soil, cultivate deeply and enrich with vegetable food and organic matter. In cold winter areas sow seed in the spring as soil can be worked. Sow from mid-July to mid-September in mild winter areas. Firm soil over seed.

Care: Keep soil moist, weed free and feed ever 4 weeks.

Harvest: Flavor improves if allowed to develop in ground during fall and early winter. May be left in frozen ground indefinitely. Pull before tops flower.

Your Health: A rich source of dietary fiber and potassium; also supplies calcium, iron, vitamins A, B1, B2, niacin, and C.