Turnip Purple Top Organic Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

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Purple Top White Globe Organic Turnip is a long time favorite, and the most poplar turnip for table use. 

The white flesh of its root is firm and fine-grained with a mild, sweet flavor. This cool weather vegetable is at its most tender when the roots are 2"-2.5" in diameter. 

  • Flavor: Tender with a smooth, old fashioned flavor.
  • Preparation Ideas: Great when eaten fresh or roasted.
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Fill Weight (grams): 4.8
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 7-10 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 55 Days
  • Planting Depth: .5"
  • Seed Spacing: Sow Purple Top Organic Turnip seeds roughly 5" apart in rows, keeping rows approximately 18" apart.
  • Best Container Size: 12"+

Instructions: Sow Purple Top Organic Turnip seeds directly in the garden as early as the soil can be worked. Plant 2 seeds together every 5", covering firmly with soil. Thin to one plant every 5" when seedlings are 2.5"- 3" tall. Sow again in late summer for a fall crop.

Suggestions: Turnip roots become woody if they grow over 3" in diameter. To harvest, loosen soil around the base of leaves, then grab the tops and pull.