Turnip

Turnip

Turnip
Make some space, cook it well and you will enjoy this vegetable for many months. Sow most between March and August (Manchester Market can be sown later) and harvest from June to November. It is a quick growing brassica.

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Hidden away at the end of the alphabet these wonderful veggies are often overlooked yet turnips have so much to offer.  They can be sown from early spring to autumn, they are reliable, they are ready after 10-12 weeks and fresh from the garden their flavour is a revelation

One packet each of:

Milan Purple Top

Snowball

Vietches Red Globe

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Tasty, speedy and reliable, only £1.00

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This is a turnip with a flavour that will make you want to grow more next year. It is modern version of Golden Ball; firmer flesh yet tender. Price for 100 seeds

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This is a fast variety and is ready to harvest just 7 weeks from sowing. It is delicious harvested as small roots. This makes it a perfect variety to sow a little and often. Look forward to the pure white tasty roots. Price for 100 seeds

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This is a popular Italian variety of turnip, producing good yields of succulent flatish roots that are white beneath the purple top. This is one of our most popular turnip varities. Price for 100 seeds

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Grow your own beautiful salad turnips with this flavourful choice. Harvest them when they are 5-6cm in diameter and use with the red skin for a spicier flavour or peel them for a milder taste: you will find splashes of red within the white flesh. The bright green leaves (with their red stems) can also be eaten. Both leaves and roots can also be served hot. Price for 100 seeds.

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A traditional variety that is quick to grow and mature. You can pull them as mini veg after just 6-8 weeks. Ideal for use roasted, boiled or mashed. Price for 100 seeds

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Exceptionally sweet, frim and crisp – another lovely variety to tempt you to add turnip to your salad. This variety grows with purple shoulders and pure white flesh. Slice or grate for salads, steam, stir-fry or bake as a hot veg, don’t forget the edible leaves! Price for 100 seeds.

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Smooth round, pure white roots. You can get an extra early crop from these by growing with protection. Its quick growing nature makes it an ideal choice for successional sowing where ever you may have a gap! With an AGM you can enjoy this variety at ping pong ball size raw in salads or in soups and stews. Even the young leaves can be eaten as spring greens or popped in to a stir fry. Price for 100 seeds 0.50

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A lovely heirloom variety dating from the 1800s. The round o slightly flattened roots are white with a reddish top. The flesh is tender, white and of excellent quality. Price for 100 seeds

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