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Grelos de Santiago Turnip

€2,25 EUR

Grelos de Santiago is from the region of Galicia in Spain. The leafy part of this unusual turnip is considered a delicacy in Spain. This turnip has a rapid growth. It has large leaves and when cut at the base of the stem, it is great cooked and has a pleasant pungent flavor. This variety of Brassica Rapa will not produce bulbs. It is a great vegetable to have in the winter when green vegetables are scarce. Great for autumn and winter planting.

Scientific Name: Brassica rapa L. var. rapain

Plant Life Cycle: Annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 15-20C

Germination time in days: 4-10 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 60-80 days

Sunlight: full sun

Soil requirement: fertile, well drained

Sowing and cultivation: Sow seeds in spring or late summer/early fall for winter harvest. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. Cool temperatures improve the quality and flavor of turnips. Sow 3/5cm apart, thin to 12-15 cm apart.