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Turnip Seed - Purple Top White Globe - Heirloom
TURNIP - PURPLE TOP WHITE GLOBE
This turnip variety is grown both for its mild flavored, crisp roots and its greens. Roots are round and smooth with a purple shoulder and white beneath. Flavor is best in cool weather and when no more than about 3" (7.5cm) across. Use roots raw in salads and dips or cooked. Prepare greens by steaming.
Greens are high in vitamins A and C, roots supply some vitamin C, both supply minerals.
Plant: for the best flavor time so plants develop during cool weather. Plants are frost tolerant. Direct seed in early spring, (cover 1/4") and again in later summer or early fall.
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