Vegetables Turnips Niseko

Niseko

(F1) Turnip Seed

Product ID: 4394

Mild, sweet flavor and uniform roots with refined appearance.

Pure white salad turnip with exceptional eating quality. Niseko's flavor and light, crunchy texture rival Hakurei's. The round to slightly top-shaped roots are best eaten fresh. Resistant to club root. Heat tolerant. We recommend harvesting when roots are 2" in diameter. Avg. 222,800 seeds/lb. Packet: 400 seeds.

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Packet

$4.10
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1/4 Ounce

$9.10
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1/2 Ounce

$14.40
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1 Ounce

$22.65
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1/4 Pound

$56.65
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1 Pound

$198.80
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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

Latin Name
Brassica rapa
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
38 Days
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Hybrid (F1)