Turnip plant grow and care – taproot leaf plant of the genus Brassica also known as White Turnip plant, Turnip plant annual but for seeds biennial plant, can grow in temperate or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10a-11 in autumn planting. Turnip plant taproots
Taproot shape is round to top, taproot colors: in the top pink-purple or green with white.
Leaves green can be 20-40 cm. Flowers are yellow very small flowers grow on inflorescence, the pods are edible
Turnip plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Turnip plant growing and care:
Well drain soil, airy soil, clean from stone or hard object
What is the best way to start growing? Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Need clean ground from stone Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate Planting season: Pieris (butterfly), slugs Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All season How to prune: No need to prune Size of the plant? Leaves 20-40 cm (8-16 inches), taproot 4-10 cm (2-4 inches), flower stem 70-100 cm (28-40 inches) Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Small yellow flowers grow on inflorescence Thinning the bloom: Unless you want to save the seeds recommend thinning Pollination is done by: Bee and butterfly Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: In warm area all year less in the summer, in cold area Spring / Summer / Autumn Trim the leaves in the base of the leave next to the root, for salad young leaves for cooked mature leaves How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Green leaves 20-30 cm, Uses of Turnip plant leaves: Cooked, stir fry, salad Edible Roots Round to top shape, colors: in the top pink-purple or green with white Information about Turnip plant’s taproot: When to pull up Turnip plant’s taproot: About 50-70 days to harvest, when sow in the autumn it’s in the winter, when sow in the spring it’s in the summer Uses of Turnip plant leaves: Cooked, salad Scientific name:
Brassica rapa subsp. rapa
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Edible leaves Edible Roots Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Leafy vegetables Salad Stuffed or Wrapped Vegetables Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Plant Uses Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9