(888) 784-1722
10% off during the summer sale! See promotion page for details

Organic Turnip, Purple Top - SNV8200

snv8200-a.jpg SNV8200-a.jpg
$2.99
  • Qualifies for $11.99 per package flat rate shipping in the Continental US.
  • In stock. Ships from our warehouse in Northern California.

Turnip - - Brassica rapa (Rapifera group)

Biennial Heirloom. Purple Top White Globe is a fast growing, crisp, fine-grained turnip. It is purple above ground and white below. It keeps its mild, sweet flavor and tenderness yet grows larger than other turnips and stores well.

Soil & Water: Turnips like loose, moderately fertile soil with a pH of 6.5-7.0. Water moderately. They prefer cool weather and grow best when grown quickly in 60-65F daytime temperatures.

Planting & Growing: While seeds can be started indoors, they perform best when seeds are sown directly 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Sow every 2 weeks through midsummer for a continuous harvest.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest a few greens when the plants are young and eat the rest when you harvest the roots at a length of 3"-4". The greens and roots are best eaten fresh, though both can be frozen. Store roots in cool, moist conditions.

Did You Know? Turnip greens are an excellent source of many vitamins including vitamins A, C, E, B6, and folate. They are also an excellent source of the minerals calcium, copper and manganese. In addition, turnip greens are an excellent source of dietary fiber.

Soil Temperature: 50-85F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 2-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 14"-22"
Days To Maturity: 45-65 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds

Photo by: thebittenword.com available under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution license.

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).

Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

  • Item Model Number: SNV8200
  • Shipping Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.25 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.01 pounds

Customer Reviews

Good Classic Turnip

This was a nice quintessential turnip. I had very good germination rates with the seeds and the plants were good quality.

Review by (on )

Write a Review

You may also be interested in

Free Seed Packs

With Online Orders

  • 2 free seed packs on orders of $50
  • 5 free seed packs on orders of $100

Browse Peaceful Valley Organic Vegetable Seed Packs

Grow Organic

  • For a healthy and safe food supply
  • For a clean and sustainable environment
  • For an enjoyable and rewarding experience

For Life!

Weekly Newsletter

  • Garden Tips and Tricks
  • Video How-To's
  • Exclusive Coupons