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Purple Top White Globe (1880) (Heirloom Variety)

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 342
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

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Pkt (≈ 500 seeds)
25g (≈ 10,000 seeds)

An early summer turnip produces 4" round, purple shouldered roots. Flavor is best when harvest in cool weather and when no more then about 3" (7.5cm) across. Use roots raw in salads and dips, or cooked. Prepare greens by steaming.

  • Seed Depth: 1/4" (6mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1" (2.5cm)
  • Row Spacing: 12-15" (30-38cm)
  • Days to Sprout:5-10
  • Plant Spacing: 2-4" (5-10cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 60

Plant: For best flavor time plants to develop during cool weather. Plants are frost tolerant. Direct seed in early spring. (cover 1/4" and again in late summer, in early fall cover 1/2").

Care: Water regularly and fertilize when 4" (10cm) tall. Use thinnings as greens.

Harvest: Pick tender leaves as needed. Pull roots between 2-3" (5-7.5cm) diameter.

Your Health: Greens are high in vitamins A and C. Roots supply some vitamin C; both supply minerals.