Turnip – Milan Purple

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The purple variety of famous Milan Italian turnip, with flat, buttery smooth, white roots; very resistant to cold, extremely productive and reliable.  One of the finest flavours, far superior to our domestic varieties. 45 days to maturity from germination.

  • Seed Count: 5000

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Turnip – Milan Purple

The purple variety of famous Milan Italian turnip, with flat, buttery smooth, white roots; very resistant to cold, extremely productive and reliable.  One of the finest flavours, far superior to our domestic varieties. 45 days to maturity from germination.

Cultivation advice Turnip – Milan Purple

  • Sow direct to bed outdoors avoiding freshly manured areas from as soon as soil is workable in early spring. Sow a second crop in late summer for an autumn / winter harvest. Cover seeds with 1/4 inch fine soil. Space rows 15 to 18 inches apart.
  • When young seedlings are 2 to 4 inches tall, thin to 4 to 6 inches apart.
  • Germination takes 14 to 21 days or longer, depending upon soil and weather conditions.
  • Harvest when turnips are no larger than 3 inches in diameter.  Greens can be harvested when young and tender.