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.