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Turnip 'Purple Top White Globe'

520 seeds. 55 days. Brassica rapa. Biennial.


Turnip 'Purple Top White Globe' is usually eaten when it is 3–4 inches in diameter. The whole plant is edible. I like to cook turnips and mash them with potatoes to give the potatoes a more complex flavor and tone down the mustard flavor of the turnips. I also like to pickle the turnips with onions and garlic. Turnips can store a few month in a a refrigerator with the tops taken off. 


I grew Purple Top White Globe for the first time in 2022, and I fell in love with how vigorously they grew compared to the beets and chard.


Sowing Turnip Seeds: 


Sow seeds outdoors 3 weeks before the last frost date, 1/4 inch deep. Seeds can be sown in late summer up to 10 weeks before the first fall frost. Thin to 6 inches apart in rows 18 inches apart. Full Sun. 

Turnip 'Purple Top White Globe'

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