Purple Top White Globe Turnip
Days to Full Maturity: 65 Days
Non-GMO – Heirloom – High Germination Rate
Minimum Seed Count: 300
Turnip lovers cherish these deliciously sweet and tender, white roots. Handsomely blushed with pink to purple at the crown, classic turnips range from 4–6″ across. Super-nutritious young leaves on the easy-growing plants are the classic southern greens of legend and are perfect for soups, in a vegetable gratin, or baked alongside other root vegetables. A popular market variety, heirloom (pre-1880), productive and easy to grow; giant roots.
How to grow:
A cool-weather crop, turnips thrive when planted three weeks before the last frost in the spring, or after the hottest part of summer for a fall crop. Direct sow Purple Top White Globe turnip seeds in rich, deeply worked soil and full sun, 1/2″ deep in rows 12-18″ apart; as the seedlings grow, thin them to 4-6″ apart. Apply mulch to conserve moisture and control weeds