GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: C/ Matures 5-10 / Harvest 4+/ Yield 100-360, roots or tops / Spacing 4"/
DAYS TO MATURITY: 50
SEED CODE: O
SEEDS PER PACKET: 100
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. Roots are best used for fresh use and pickling, not a keeper.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica rapa
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 a red-to-purple coloration as well.