Vegetables Turnips

Hakurei

(F1) Turnip Seed

Product ID: 706

This white salad turnip sets the standard for flavor.

The smooth flat-round, white roots mature early, just after radishes, and are best harvested young up to 2" diameter. Eaten raw, the flavor is sweet and fruity, and the texture is crisp and tender. The dark green, hairless tops are useful raw or lightly cooked with the roots. Hakurei stays smooth as it sizes. Avg. 181,650 seeds/lb. Packet: 400 seeds.

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Packet

$4.25
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1/4 Ounce

$9.35
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1/2 Ounce

$14.75
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1 Ounce

$23.20
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1/4 Pound

$58.05
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1 Pound

$203.75
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Additional Information



SCIENTIFIC NAME: Brassica rapa
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 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: 1 oz./320', 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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Quick Facts

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Latin Name
Brassica rapa
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.
38 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), 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.
Hybrid (F1)
Product Features
Easy Choice Easy Choice
Variety is easy-to-grow.
Salad Mix Component Salad Mix Component
A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.
Easy Choice Salad Mix Component