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Purple Top White Globe Turnip Seeds

  • Purple Top White Globe Turnip Seeds

Product Description

Purple Top White Globe Turnip Seeds

.5 Gram Packet: approx seed count=200

This turnip has roots growing up to 6" across with purple tops on a white root. The root has a mild, enjoyable taste and also stores well. Purple Top is a great gardening turnip.

  • Brassica rapa
  • 85% Germination rate
  • 55 days from plant until harvest
  • 99% Pure
  • Country of Origin: USA
Planting instructions:Purple Top turnips should be planted early in the spring to avoid the hottest part of the summer. In areas with longer growing seasons they can be planted again in the fall for another crop. Good soil that is rich and sandy will prevent poor taste or tough fruits. Planting Purple Top turnips near peas or onions will help with growing.
Planting Depth Seed Spacing Row Spacing Germination Temperature Germination Time in Days Average Planting Dates Seeds per foot row Spacing after Thinning Days to maturity
1/2" 1" 12-18" 40-75 3-5 3/15-5/15 12 5-6" 55

Care: Keep Purple Top turnips free of weeds and water regularly for moist soil.

Harvesting: Pull turnips as they reach desired size.

Nutritional Value:Purple Top turnips are a valuable source of Vitamins: C, & K

Collecting Seed: Biennial plant that produces a seed stalk the second year. Selected Purple Top bulbs need to be kept cool and moist. Protect first year turnips from winter freezing by burying in sand or leaving it in ground covered with heavy mulch. Seed heads form after summer growth. When seeds have matured and partially dried on the seed stalk, gather the seed before it falls to the ground. Complete the drying process at room temperature. Store Purple Top turnip seeds in a cool, dry area.


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