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Swede Rutabaga Wilhelmsburger organic heirloom

€2,25 EUR

Rutabaga or Swede Wilhelmsburger is an old german traditional swede variety. Very pretty variety with voluminous yellow roots and well-developed foliage. This biennal plant of 25-40 cm is grown for its sweet and tasty root and used raw or cooked. Great for autumn and winter.

Scientific Name: Brassica napus subsp. rapifera

Plant Life Cycle: Biennal

Optimal Germination Temperature: 18-20C

Germination time in days: 4-10 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 120 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. Sow 3/5cm apart, thin to 15-20 cm apart. Harvest 3 months after sowing.