This turnip is very tasty, even when eaten raw. Very drought tolerant, hardy and frost tolerant,. Harvest when very small for pure white globes and mild sweet flavor, good for cooking greens, roasting and salads. When grown in hot, arid conditions the root will be a little tougher and spicy, and sweeter in moist cold. Greens are delicious when cooked up with collards or kale for nutritious side dish.
Germination temperature: 45 F to 85 F - Will germinate at soil temperatures as low as 40 F.
Days to emergence: 4 to 7
Seed can be saved 4 years.
From early spring to late summer, sow seeds ¼ to ½ inch deep, 1 inch apart in rows 12 to 18 inches apart. Thin plants to 4- to 6-inch spacings.
Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. Quality and flavor are best if harvested when whether is cool.