Turnip Snowball

£0.99

A first class early globe shaped pure white turnip as the name suggests with an excellent sweet flavour. Best harvested no larger than a tennis ball. Fast to mature and perfect for succession sowings into early autumn.

  • Seed Count: 4000

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Turnip Snowball

Turnip Snowball. A first class early globe shaped pure white turnip as the name suggests with an excellent sweet flavour. Best harvested no larger than a tennis ball. Fast to mature and perfect for succession sowings into early autumn. The tops can also be utilised for tasty greens. 35 to 45 days.

Cultivation Advice Turnip Snowball

  • 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.