|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Leaves:||Other: Edible but older leaves get hairy and are better cooked.
Good as a cover crop
Suitable for forage
|Dynamic Accumulator:||P (Phosphorus)
|Propagation: Seeds:||Self fertile
Days to germinate: 5-10 days
Depth to plant seed: 1/2"
Sow in situ
Other info: OP, hardy to 10F, may overwinter. Tolerates clay soil. Direct sow late spring into warmed soil. Germinates at 40-85F soil temp. Grows best at 65-75F soil temp. Broadcast or thin to 6". but tolerates crowdin.
|Posted by RickCorey (Everett WA 98204 - Zone 8a) on Jan 24, 2013 6:18 PM
Tyfon (Brassica rapa) is a cross between a stubble turnip and a Chinese cabbage. It was originally bred for forage, and is used as a cover crop and as a compost crop.
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