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Planting - Turnip





Planting Information




Seeding Rate Per Foot 2 to 3 per foot
Seeds Per Ounce 15,000
Space Between Plants 3"
Planting Depth 1/2"
Plant Height Medium
Plant Types
Favorite Varieties Tokyo Cross Hybrid, Market Express Hybrid, White Lady Hybrid, Deliancy
Seed Viability (Years) 5 years
Seed Germination 60
Germination Time 5 days at 50 F
3 days at 59 F
2 days at 68 F
1 days at 77 F or higher


Planting Instructions



Rows: plant turnips thinly in rows and thin to 3" to 5" per plant. Turnips are very prone to damage from root maggots so use treated seed or treat soil if a problem exists.

Beds: when planting in beds, plant turnips thinly and cover with about 1/2" of soil. Thin to 3" to 5" per plant.

Containers: when planting in containers, allow 1" to 2" between each plant.

 

 

Turnip

Tips

These are cool season crops and develop a strong flavor in hot weather.

 

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