DESCRIPTION: Easy to grow. Beautiful, bright red-skinned roots with refined flattened shape and mild salad flavor. Outstanding greens. Unlike most turnip greens, these are not at all hairy or fuzzy. Smooth, tasty leaves often have red-to-purple coloration as well.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica rapa
DAYS TO MATURITY: 50
SEEDS PER PACKET: 100
SOURCE CODE: O
GERMINATION DAYS: 5-10
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. Water and weed seedlings until established, then requires little care. Greens are smooth and hairless, excellent for greens. Roots for fresh use and pickling, not keepers.
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