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Turnip 'Sweetbell' F1 Hybrid

Brassica rapa (Rapifera Group)

£1.00

82% (13 Reviews)

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

A truly outstanding tasting 'salad turnip'!

Attractive purple-topped roots have a succulent white flesh

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Turning the idea of the traditionally dull root vegetable on its head, here's a truly outstanding tasting 'salad turnip'! The attractive purple-topped roots have a succulent white flesh and are delicious cooked or simply grated raw in salads. There's no bitter aftertaste however you eat it. And you can eat the leaves too as they are hairless! Add them to a salad or steam them like spinach - this is a real 'eat all' vegetable.


1 packet (100 turnip seeds) (25992)

Turnips grow best on rich well manured soil but will grow on ordinary fertile soil to which has been added plenty of well rotted compost. Sow seeds in succession from spring to mid summer, 1cm (0.5in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart.

Thin out the seedlings to 10-15cm(4-6in) apart.

Turnips should be grown quickly and kept well watered. Harvest them before they get too large for the best flavour. For greens follow above instructions but don't thin out. The season can be extended by sowing under cloches in early spring and again in late summer.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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