Purple Top White Globe Turnip
- Uniform smooth white globes
- White skin
- Sweet, mild, fine-grained, white flesh
- Roots are best eaten at 3-4 inches but remain in good condition until quite large
- Large tops make delicious greens
- Stores very well
- 45-65 days
- ±13,500 seeds/oz
(Brassica rapa) Listed in the 1885 retail catalogue of James J. H. Gregory. Uniform smooth white globes are best for eating when 3-4" in diameter but remain in good condition until quite large. Sweet, mild, fine-grained white flesh. Large tops make delicious greens. Excellent quality, stores very well. 45-65 days. ±13,500 seeds/oz.
Learn to Grow Purple Top White Globe Turnip
Direct Seed: 2" Apart
Seed Depth: 1/4-1/2"
Rows Apart: 24"
Thin: 4-6" Apart
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be prepared in spring. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. Quality and flavor are best if harvested when weather is cool.
Ratings & Reviews
by Rebecca Thatcher Murcia
I haven’t eaten the root yet, but I thinned the original row and made a delicious salad with the greens.