TURNIP KING PURPLE TOP MILAN HEIRLOOM EXCELLENT GROWER EAT THE TOPS FOR GREEN AND THE ROOT! $1.30

THE PURPLE CROWN TURNIP IS A RARE NEW HYBRID ESPECIALLY GROWN TO PROVIDE GREENS WHILE THE ROOT IS STILL DEVELOPING, HENCE YOU GET A PERPETUAL GROWING TOP FOR GREENS AND A TURNIP BUSILY GROWING UNDER THE SOIL!

This hybrid is a big improvement over other purple topped varieties I’ve tried. Tops are shorter but have more leaves per plant making them ideal for greens.

The white root is very smooth and slightly flattened with purple blotches on top. Matures quickly and the flavour is excellent.

Grow Notes
Prefers full to part sun in moist, well-draining soil.

They need rapid growth for optimum results. Provided fertile soil and consistent moisture. Amend with compost at planting time if needed.

Sow
Sow direct in Spring, Summer or Autumn. Planting seeds at a depth of 10mm with 12cm plant spacing and 40cm row spacing.

Keep soil moist, not wet.

Germination
5-10 days at 7-25°C

Maturity
45-70 days

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Seed Count: 30
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