Seven Top Turnip Seeds
.5 Gram Packet: approx seed count=250
The Seven top turnip is a forage turnip, meaning it is grown exclusively for it's leafy green tops. The leaves grow from 16 to 22 inches tall. Leaves can be steamed, used in salads, or stir fried. The seeds can also be used for sprouting. Seven Top turnip roots are not good for human consumption, animal fodder only.
- Brassica rapa
- 94% Germination rate
- 45 days from plant until harvest
- 99% Pure
- Country of Origin: USA
Planting instructions:Seven 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 Seven Top turnips near peas or onions will help with growing.
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Care: Keep Seven Top turnips free of weeds and water regularly for moist soil.
Harvesting: Pull turnips as they reach desired size.
Nutritional Value: Seven Top turnip seeds are a valuable source of Vitamins: C, & K
Collecting Seed: Biennial plant that produces a seed stalk the second year. Selected bulbs need to be kept cool and moist. Protect first year Seven Top 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 Seven Top turnip seeds in a cool, dry area.