Turnip ''White Purple Globe'' (Brassica rapa)


Ancestral variety widely cultivated in the United States in the 19th century. Its skin is white and the aboveground part is bright purple. Its flesh is white, firm and sweet. It produces roots with a width of 7 to 10 cm. Very resistant to cold. The leaves, slightly pungent when young, are delicious pan-fried, steamed or in soups, in addition to being an excellent source of vitamins.

The vast majority of our seeds are produced on our farm. However, if the cultivation of a variety fails or if it is out of stock, we source from other seed companies to ensure an interesting selection. This is the case for this variety.

Latin name: Brassica rapa
Common names: Turnip 'white purple globe', Turnip white with purple collar
English: Purple top white globe turnip
Family: Brassicaceae

Cover the tops of the tubers with mulch to protect them from sunburn.

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  • Plant type
    • Biennial
  • Quantity
    • Envelope of about 150 seeds
  • Exposure
    • Full sun
  • Shape
    • In rosette
  • Soil
    • Light
  • Watering
    • If needed
  • Sowing
    • Directly in the garden
  • Days to maturity
    • 55 to 60 days
  • Germination
    • 5 à 12 jours
  • Plant spacing
    • 10 cm
  • Row spacing
    • 45 cm
  • Depth
    • 5 mm
  • Width
    • 20 cm
  • Height
    • 40 cm
  • Color
  • Family
    • Brassicaceae

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Plant type: Biennial
Quantity: Envelope of about 150 seeds
Exposure: Full sun
Shape: In rosette
Soil: Light
Watering: If needed
Sowing: Directly in the garden
Days to maturity: 55 to 60 days
Germination: 5 à 12 jours
Plant spacing: 10 cm
Row spacing: 45 cm
Depth: 5 mm
Width: 20 cm
Height: 40 cm
Color: Yellow
Family: Brassicaceae

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