Purple Top White Globe Turnip (Heirloom, 58 Days)
Heirloom. Roots are nearly round with purple tops and white bottoms. The Purple Top White Globe Turnip will grow to almost the size of a rutabaga, but better young. Flavor is very "turnipy". Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep and 3 inches apart as soon as the ground can be worked and continue throughout the season.
Germination: 5-7 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 60-75ºF.
Seed Sowing Depth: 1/2" deep
Sowing Outdoors: Starting in early spring through late summer. Sow 1/2-1" apart, thin to 3-6" apart, soon after the seedlings emerge. Sow every 7-10 days for a continuous harvest.
How much does a packet plant: 8 foot single row
Harvest: Leafy greens and roots from baby to full size. The younger the roots the more tender better flavor.
Tips: The Purple Top White Globe Turnip needs rapid growth for optimum results. Provided fertile soil and consistent moisture. Amend with compost at planting time if needed.