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Limousin Turnip

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Old French traditional turnip variety from the French Limousin Region. Very pretty variety with voluminous white roots and well-developed foliage. This biennal plant of 25-30 cm is grown for its sweet and tasty root and used raw or cooked. Great for autumn and winter.

Scientific Name: Brassica rapa

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. Harvest 3 months after sowing.