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Germ 7-14 days
Heirloom pre-1920
Large, mild flavored, and store well. Tops are pale purple with a nice yellow flesh. Each root weighs in at over a pound and the texture is fine. What could be more perfect in a New England boiled dinner? 100 seeds


Outdoors- Sow 1/2” deep, thinning to 4-6” apart, late spring/early summer, 80-90 days before planned harvest, usually after a few frosts, when they are the sweetest.

Harvest- After a few frosts, before they get to big. Cut tops off and store.

Tips- Plant in fertile soil amended with compost and keep well watered. Great storage vegetable, up to 6 months.


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