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Name: 'Purple Top White Globe' Summer Turnip 2160
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Teaser: To clear up some confusion, this is not a rutabaga. This turnip is an attractive older cultivar introduced before 1890. It produces round roots with a purplish-red top and a white bottom. The flesh is quite crisp and mild tasting. Younger leaves are suitable for salads.
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Heirloom Vegetable

To clear up some confusion, this is not a rutabaga. This turnip is an attractive older cultivar introduced before 1890. It produces round roots with a purplish-red top and a white bottom. The flesh is quite crisp and mild tasting. Younger leaves are suitable for salads.

  • Packet $1.89
  • 25g  $5.45
  • 500g $17.60

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Product Code 2160
How To Grow 400 seeds/gram Similar in culture to other members of the brassica family. Sow seed in mid-spring 2-2.5 cm (3/4-1") deep and 2.5 cm (1") apart in rows 30 cm (12") apart. Thin to 12.5 cm (5") apart after germination. Harvest when the roots are 7.5-10 cm (3-4") across. Not to be confused with the Rutabaga or Swede.
Life Cycle Biennial Harvested as an Annual
Propagation Sow Direct
Days to Emergence 7 to 10
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Root Crop
Height
Frost Tolerance Frost Hardy
Days to Harvest 60
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Heirloom
Family Name Brassicaceae
Latin Brassica napus rapifera
 
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