This Rave de Treignac turnip is a french heirloom variety with a fine and delicate taste, which can be grown at altitude, and produces a delicious turnip to bite into raw. Originally from the Corrèze region in France, it is round and flattened, its skin is rough. Its collar is green and its flesh white. Great for autumn and winter planting.
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.