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GILFEATHER TURNIP

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$1.75

SKU: 312

A legendary root from Vermont,that is a cross between a rutabaga and turnip. It was developed in the late 19th century by John Gilfeather of Wardsboro. The large, oblong shaped roots have green shoulders, white flesh and edible greens. Flavor and texture is excellent, sweet and smooth, improving after a frost. A good storage crop for a root cellar.

A legendary root from Vermont that is a cross between a rutabaga and turnip. It was developed in the late 19th century by John Gilfeather of Wardsboro. The large, oblong shaped roots have green shoulders, white flesh and edible greens. Flavor and texture is excellent, sweet and smooth, improving after a frost. A good storage crop for a root cellar.

PLANTING:
Outdoors- Sow 1/2” deep, 1” apart then thin to 3-6” depending on variety size, starting in early spring through late summer. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest.
Harvest- Leafy greens and roots from baby to full size. The younger the roots the more tender better flavor.
Tips- Plant in fertile soil, amended with compost, mulch and provide consistent moisture.

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Short Description A legendary root from Vermont,that is a cross between a rutabaga and turnip. It was developed in the late 19th century by John Gilfeather of Wardsboro. The large, oblong shaped roots have green shoulders, white flesh and edible greens. Flavor and texture is excellent, sweet and smooth, improving after a frost. A good storage crop for a root cellar.
SKU 312
Seed Varieties No

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