The Dirty Gardener Purple Top Turnips, 3 Pounds
Purple top white globe turnip seed - purple top turnips are generally tolerant of freezing weather, and their roots can be stored for a fairly long period of time in cold storage conditions. Rutabagas or Swedish turnips ("swedes ") tend to be somewhat larger, sweeter and less strongly flavored than turnips. Also, their flesh is a yellowish creamy color. Turnips have a crisp white flesh and a zesty mustard-like flavor. Seed Rate: 5-10 lbs. per acre. Seed Depth: 1/8 - 1/4 inch. Fertilizer: 8-8-8 250 lbs. per acre.
- The purple top turnip has a mild and sweet flavor
- Ranges from 3 to 5 inches across
- The greens are nutrient-rich and wonderful in salads and soups
- Eat the root fresh or cooked like potatoes