GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFO: C, W/ Matures 5-10 / Harvest 4+/ Yield 100-360, roots or tops / Spacing 2"/
DAYS TO MATURITY: 40
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: Early Spring & Late Summer/Fall
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Direct seeds as early as ground can be worked. Plant seeds 2" apart or broadcast carefully, covering with ¼ - ½" of fine soil gently pressed down. Matures in 3-4 weeks. Or start in flats and transplant. Be sure to keep growing continuously, and harvest when young. Will not do well under drought conditions. Stagger planting for continuous harvest.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica rapa
DESCRIPTION: This is a very popular turnip because of its handsome shape, fine quality and attractive appearance. Produces uniform roots, each one as smooth and round as the next, with a creamy white color below the soil line and bright purple above. The flesh is white and crisp with a mild, pleasant flavor. Good for fresh use and winter storage.