Swede- Champion Purple Top
- Root vegetable
- Popular variety
- Good in soups and stews
Cream coloured roots with bright purple tops. Good in soups, stews and as a steamed vegetable. Popular variety; commonly thought of as the best of the swede varieties. Superb flavour. Stores well. Also know as "Swedish Turnip" and "Rutabaga".
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||Late summer, early autumn (and spring in cool climates)|
|Germination:||4-10 days @ 16-30°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)|
|Position:||Part or full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||90 days|
(Product number: B2-10)
Seeds per gram: 380 seeds
|Botanical name:||Brassica napus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||150 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||380|
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