Turnip Seeds

Useful gardening information

For spring harvest direct seed as soon as the soil can be worked. Fall crops are planted in mid-late summer. They should mature around the date of the first fall frost. Plant with 12” between the rows and 4” between the plants.

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How to grow Turnips
Fresh Turnip Recipes
Purple Top
Crisp, mild-flavored flesh.
Round roots with bright purplish red top, pure white base and firm, crisp, mild-flavored flesh. Harvest in about 55 days.

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Z2816 Shogoin
Great for soups, salads or stir-fries.
This proven and versatile Japanese turnip is grown for both its mild green tops and fine grained roots. The broad leaf greens grow to 20" in height, while the tender white roots swell into a globe shape up to 4" in diameter. Harvest when roots reach 3"-4" diameter. This variety is especially good for pickling or cooking in soups or stir-fries, it can even be added to a fresh salad.
  10g pack ( about 5,000 seeds ) $2.35
TCB009 Vertus Marteau
Very tender white cylindrical roots, 5"-6" long and 2" wide with a mild and sweet flavor. This old French heirloom is one of the most popular varieties grown by French market growers since at least 1858. Imported European seed. 60 days.
  17.5g Package ( about 4,000 seeds ) $2.25
Z817 White Egg
48 days. Fast growing turnip popular in southern areas. Egg shaped roots, 3-1/2" x 2-1/2", grow partly above ground. Crowns are green-tinted. Flesh is white, fine-grained, and mild flavored. Good bunching variety.
  3g pack ( about 1,500 seeds ) $2.35