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Organic Turnip, Purple Top

Has a Mild, Sweet Flavor

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8200

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

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.

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 & 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 mid-summer 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.

Soil Temperature: 50-85°F
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

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Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Biennial Planting Time Spring, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter Ideal Soil Temperature 50-85°F
Days to Maturity 40 - 50 Days, 50 - 60 Days, 60 - 90 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous Starting Location Direct Sow
Plant Family Brassicaceae (Brassicas or Cole) Soil pH 6.6 - 7.0
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Biennial
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Fall, Early Winter
Ideal Soil Temperature 50-85°F
Days to Maturity 40 - 50 Days, 50 - 60 Days, 60 - 90 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Herbaceous
Starting Location Direct Sow
Plant Family Brassicaceae (Brassicas or Cole)
Soil pH 6.6 - 7.0

Planting & Care

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 60-65°F 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 mid-summer 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.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds 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 ensure the success of your crop(s).

Reviews

Turnip Growth

These turnips produce very nicely and grow rather quickly in moderate temperatures producing 4" turnips in 60 days. The spacing reference on the package is completely misleading. The spacing for storage (full) grown plants should be 12 to 18 inches on all sides not 4 inches otherwise adjacent plants will be overshadowed.

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Good Classic Turnip

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

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