GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFO: C/ Matures 5-10 / Harvest 4+/ Yield 100-360, roots or tops / Spacing 4"/
DAYS TO MATURITY: 60
SEED CODE: C
SEEDS PER PACKET: 160
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 5-10
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION: 75F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4-1/2"
WHEN TO PLANT: May-August
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Plant 4" apart in late spring or summer in well-composted garden soil. Matures in 13 weeks. Soil determines the quality of the flavor. Will thrive in good garden soil. Becomes woody in a light, dry soil, and flavor becomes strong and hot if water is lacking. Easy to grow and will stand in the ground for a long time. Very good keeper for winter root cellar or refrigerator storage.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica rapa
DESCRIPTION:Very high-quality selection with outstanding flavor, texture and storage ability. Dependable and forgiving of poor conditions. Can be sown late in the season (August) and left in the ground to produce "winter greens". The 3-4" roots are deep golden yellow, with a fine flavor, good raw, mashed or creamed. If you think you don't like turnips, try these.
Photo Courtesy of Reimers Seed Company