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Purple Top White Globe (OG)
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Purple Top White Globe (OG)

705G

Product ID: 705G

The traditional American turnip.

Selected strain of this traditional, Southern U.S. variety. Smooth, round roots, avg. 3-4" in diameter, are white below the soil line and bright purple above. Large, lobed greens. Organically grown. Avg. 217,500 seeds/lb. Packet: 400 seeds.

Product Price Qty
705GPacket  $3.95 
705G1/4 Pound  $5.60 
705G1 Pound  $13.60 
705G5 Pounds  $59.60 
705G25 Pounds  $269.00 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   50

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Staff Select

Purple Top White Globe Turnip

"Strong brassica flavor with a little bite. This is the variety for traditional turnips."

Cathy Turner

Customer Service

Growing Information

Turnips



CULTURE: Turnips are tolerant of moderate frost as seedlings in spring, and as mature plants in fall. Turnips prefer a fertile, well drained soil, with a pH range of 6.0-7.5. Sow early spring through late summer in a 2-4" wide band, seeds 1" apart (35 seeds/ft.) for small turnips or 2" apart and half this rate for larger turnips. Sow 1/4- 1/2" deep in rows 12-18" apart.
INSECT PESTS: Floating row covers installed at the time of sowing will keep the turnips free of insect pests, including flea beetles and root maggots.
HARVEST: Young, radish-size turnips in about 30 days, full size in 40-50 days. Roots are smoothest when small.
STORAGE: Turnips with greens store at 32°F (0°C) and 95% relative humidity for 10-14 days. Not intended for long-term winter storage.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: 320'/oz., 3.1 oz./1,000', 5 2/3 lb./acre at 35 seeds/ft. in rows 18" apart.
SEED SPECS: See individual varieties.
PACKET: 400 seeds sows 11'.


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