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Turnip, Purple Top White Globe

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Medium green cut-leaf, 14-22 inch tops, uniform smooth white globes, best at 3-4 inches, sweet mild fine-grained white flesh, purplish-red above ground, white below, widely used for market and home gardens, large tops make good greens, bears longer than most, good condition until quite large, stores well. Pre 1880. Approx: 45.65 days.

Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: Cool season.
Days to maturity: Please see each variety
Germination relative to soil temperature: Optimum 60-85ºF.
Cultural information: Plant multiple sowings May-August.
Sow 3 seeds per 1", ½" deep in rows 12" apart.
Seed count: 11,000 seeds/oz. or 176,000 seeds/lb. Projected seed usage: ¾ oz. per 100 ft. 2 lb. per acre. Diseases and pests: Flea beetles, root maggots. Harvesting: Pick young greens. Harvest roots before they grow too large.