Turnip Brassica rapa var. rapa
How to sow turnip: Direct seed outdoors, thin to 10cm when seedlings are 3cm tall
Sun requirement for turnip: Plant in Full Sun
Turnip has been planted 17 times by Growstuff members.
Turnips are smooth, round root vegetables 5-20 cm in diameter. They are often white below the soil line and bright purple or green above. Turnips usually have white flesh and a slightly sweet and bitter taste, similar to cabbage. The edible foliage tastes similar to mustard greens. Turnips are a cool-weather crop and do best as spring or fall plantings.
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Have you ever sprouted [turnip](crop) from seed? These seeds are the same size as [mustard](crop) seeds. I planted them Friday night. I had to take the lid off my tabletop greenhouse today (Monday ...
Finally some seasonably warm weather. The peas are shooting up rather quickly. The [lettuce](crop) has sprouted. Beets are up. [Turnip](crop) are getting their second set of leaves so I will be...
All the seeds I ordered this year have shown up. I've got seeds for 7 kinds of dye plants, though I won't be planting all of those. Some of them get too big for the space I'm allocated. I got Bu...
How to grow turnips
turnip is a variety of Brassica rapa
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