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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