Turnip

 

Sow earlies in 23cm (9") rows or maincrop in 30cm (1ft) rows, as thinly as possible. Sowings can be made successionally from March to August for earlies and April to June for maincrop. Pests and other problems are as for most other brassicas.

GREEN TOP SCOTCH
A popular yellow fleshed turnip. Remains firm and palatable over a long period.

GOLDEN BALL
Globe shaped with tender yellow flesh and small tops.

SNOWBALL
A small quick growing variety with white skin and solid flesh.

PURPLE TOP MILAN
White fleshed, quick to mature. Suitable for early sowing under cloches, or successional sowing later.

VIETCH’S RED GLOBE
Red topped skin with sweet white flesh. This variety should be sown successionally for best results. Harvest when tennis ball size.

MARKET EXPRESS F1 Hybrid
Approximately 50 days to maturity from sowing. Use the roots when small and succulent and the leaves in salads. Ideal for successional sowing.