Vegetables Rutabagas Helenor

Helenor

Rutabaga Seed

Product ID: 197

High uniformity for better yields.

Nice round bulb shape with high-quality, light-orange flesh and sweet flavor. Develops good color early in root development. Very uniform and high-yielding. Stores well. Sized seed. Avg. 221,550 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1,000 Seeds

$5.40
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5,000 Seeds

$20.55
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25,000 Seeds

$86.75
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50,000 Seeds

$157.00
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CULTURE: Rutabagas prefer well drained soils abundant in potash and phosphorus with a pH range of 6.4-6.8. For customary fall and winter use plant in late spring, or early summer or about 90 days before intended harvest. Sow 6 seeds per foot, 3/8" deep, thinning to 6" apart, in rows 18-24" apart.
DISEASES:
Soft, brown interior root spot indicates soil boron deficiency, corrected by good compost or agricultural borax. Diseases include black leg, black rot, and turnip mosaic virus. Practice crop rotation (as with all Brassica). Dispose of infected plants and do not allow any to survive the winter to infect a new crop.
INSECT PESTS:
Protect from cabbage root maggots and flea beetles with floating row covers at time of planting (see Index).
HARVEST AND STORAGE:
After at least two good frosts, cut tops, and store washed or unwashed at 32°F (0°C) and 95% relative humidity for up to 6 months. Waxing (dipping clean roots in paraffin) is done prior to delivery to prevent drying of roots in store displays.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE:
1M/166', 1 oz./1,400', 131M or 14¼ oz./acre at 6 seeds/ft. in rows 24" apart.
SEED SPECS:
SEEDS/LB.: Avg. 168,700.
PACKET:
100 seeds, sows 16'.

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Quick Facts

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Latin Name
Brassica napus
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
90 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated