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Rutabaga - Joan - Brassica napus
Hardy Biennial Also called "swedes", short for Swedish Turnip. This refined "American Purple Top" rutabaga has smooth, round roots and dense yellow flesh that is rather hard and crispy with a sweet, mild flavor that improves after frost. Joan is highly uniform and has good field resistance to club root.
Did You Know? Rutabagas originated in the middle ages from a cross between a turnip and a wild cabbage. The name rutabaga comes from Swedish word "rotabagge", meaning "round root".
Soil Temperature: 55-80°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 4"-6"
Days To Maturity: 90-100 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6"-8"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds
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