Swede- American Purple Top

Brassica napus var. napobrassica Open Pollinated

  • Root vegetable
  • Excellent flavour
  • Good in soups and stews

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'Swede- American Purple Top' seeds

Brassica napus var. napobrassica

  • Root vegetable
  • Excellent flavour
  • Good in soups and stews

Heirloom. Pale yellow coloured roots with purple tops and smooth yellow flesh. Good in soups, stews, baked and as a steamed vegetable. Excellent flavour. Stores well. Also know as "Swedish Turnip" and "Rutabaga".

Seeds per gram: 400
Product code: E2-20_P

Best Months to Sow
  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 10mm
Season 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)
Row Spacing 50cm
Plant Spacing 20cm
Position Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 100 days

*Notes: Protect from aphids and caterpillars.

How To Grow



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