Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
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Turnip 'Purple Top White Globe' (Brassica rapa)

Turnip 'Purple Top White Globe' (Brassica rapa)

Purple Top Turnip

This is a selected superior strain of this traditional, Southern United States variety where it is widely grown. Producing smooth, round roots, avg. 75-100mm in diameter, which are white below the soil line and bright purple above. Large, lobed greens.


When to sow: Early spring until February. Mid-spring in cold districts.

Where to sow: Direct

Depth to sow: 1/2cm

Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.

Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.

Spacing: Between plants thin to 2-5cm for full size Between rows 30cm


Directions: Sow early spring through late summer in a 50mm wide band, seeds 25mm apart for small turnips or 50mm apart  for larger turnips. Sow 6mm- 12mm deep in rows 30cm apart.

Packet 200 seeds
$4.50 each