Turnip: Seven Top

Turnip: Seven Top - Seeds & Bulbs

Seven Top

Brassica rapa

Seven Top does not grow a turnip root - it puts all of its energy into growing the best turnip greens you have ever tasted. It's not a commonly growing vegetable, but it should be. There are not many greens more nutritious and tasty when steamed, stir-fried, or used in salads. Seeds can also be used for sprouts.

This packet plants one 75-foot row or seven 10-foot rows.

Days To Maturity: 45
When to Sow Outside: Early Spring - 3 to 4 weeks before last frost or when soil temperatures reach 45 degrees.
When to Sow Inside: Not recommended.
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: 3 per inch
Row Spacing: 12"
Days to Emerge: 5 - 10
Thinning: When 1/2" tall, thin to 3" apart.

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