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.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica rapa
DAYS TO MATURITY: 60
SEEDS PER PACKET: 160
SOURCE CODE: C
GERMINATION DAYS: 20
WHEN TO PLANT: May-August
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/2"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Plant seed directly, or start in flats and transplant carefully 4" apart in deeply dug, rock free soil that is loose and well-composted. This variety can be sown late in the season and left in the ground to produce "winter greens" in mild winter areas. Water and weed seedlings until established, then requires little care. The flavor is improved by frost. Root is good for winter storage.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFORMATION: C/Matures 5-13/Harvest 4+/Yield 100-360, roots or tops/Spacing 4"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : easy to grow and tolerates winter cold
Photo Courtesy of Reimers Seed Company