Turnip

Turnip


Planting & Growing

Full sun or partial sun, loves lots of organic matter, turn over soil with mulch to depth of 20 cm to structure and aerate, provide mild compost while growing, can tolerate light frost and alkaline soils, frost will actually make flavor better but an intense frost or cold night can kill roots off, resilienet plant that doesn't require ideal conditions to thrive, plant seeds directly in soil 1-2 months before cooler season begins, weed frequently.

  • Row Spacing:  15cm
  • Plant Spacing:  5cm
  • Depth:  0.6cm
  • Maturity:  60 days

growing months & season - per region

REGION

Growing Months
Season/s

ARID

MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP
Autumn,Winter,Spring

TROPICAL

MAY, JUN, JUL
Autumn,Winter

SUBTROPICAL

APR, MAY, JUN, JUL
Autumn,Winter

MILD

JAN, FEB, MAR, APR, AUG, SEP, OCT
Summer,Autumn,Winter,Spring

COOL

MAR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP
Summer,Autumn,Winter,Spring

Garden Benefits

Repel cabbage moths, flies, beetles and more.

Health Benefits

Vitamins B and C, antioxidants, small amounts of other important nutrient; boil one cleaned turnip in water and drink like a hot tea for relief of sore throat or respiratory problems; high sulfur content good for hair, scalp, skin and nails.

Recipes with Turnip

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