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Purple Top Milan Turnip organic

€2,30 EUR

Purple Top Milan turnip is an Italian heirloom variety that produces globe-shaped roots  with a distinct beautiful bright purple shoulders and pure white flesh. The purple Top Milan Turnip is a productive early maturing variety very easy to grow. The flavor is mild and sweet making it ideal for roasting, stewing or cooking.

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.