Turnip (Brassica rapa subsp. rapa 'Purple Top') in the Turnips Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Fall
Uses: Vegetable
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Days to germinate: 10 to 21
Pollinators: Self
Bees

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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jul 2, 2013 4:15 PM

The standard for turnips. Dependable producer of both roots and greens. Stronger flavor than many.

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