- From the Collection for 2022
- Large white roots with purple shoulders
- Smooth skin
- 100 days
(Brassica napus) The sweet, smooth, cream-colored flesh of this rutabaga makes it perfect for mashing, roasting, or even eating raw. White roots have purple shoulders, long necks, and smooth skin with minimal forking; average 4.5" long and 3" in diameter; and weigh about a pound. Leaves bear purple petioles and have a drooping habit. 100 days.
Learn to Grow Tipperary Rutabaga
Direct Seed: 2" Apart
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Rows Apart: 18-24"
Thin: 6" Apart
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in late spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-15 days. Rutabagas prefer a long, cool growing season. Plant in full sun in cool climates or partial shade in hot summer climates. Rutabagas are most delicious after a frost or two.