VEGETABLE TURNIP SNOWBALL – ORGANIC

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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.

  • Size: 7gm

26 in stock

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VEGETABLE  TURNIP SNOWBALL  – ORGANIC

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 VEGETABLE  TURNIP SNOWBALL  – ORGANIC

  • 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.