TURNIP "SNOWBALL" - Brassica rapa.
Early variety. The vegetation period is 60-70 days. Skin of the root crop is white, white flesh, juicy, mild taste. Young leaves can be used for food as well. Turnips are rich in vitamin C. Sown directly to the soil from late March until mid-June. The seedlings are thinned leaving the strongest plants. It is important to harvest them on time, overgrown turnips are hard and not tasty. Turnip taste changes because of the lack of moisture. Not demanding to the soil. 1 g contains about 120-150 seeds.
Eng.: Swedish turnip, Swede. Suom.: Lanttu. Sven.: Kålrot. Bot.: Brassica rapa L. var. rapa