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Turnip 'Manchester Market' - HeritageBrassica rapa (Rapifera Group)

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Hardy Annual
What is Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Globe shaped, white roots with solid but tender green crown. Best pulled at tennis ball size when the white flesh will be solid but tender. Best sown in July, sowings in August to early September will give smaller roots and a flush of nutritious 'greens'. Excellent in stews and casseroles. Leaves from later sowings steamed as nutritious 'greens'.

Companion planting: Try growing turnips with Nasturtiums to draw cabbage white butterflies away from your crop, and mint to help deter flea beetles.

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Kitchen Garden

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 25cm (9.8in)

Up to 25cm (9.8in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

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Sowing Months Harvest Months

Keep plants well watered and hoe ground regularly. Harvest before roots become too large, for the best flavour. Roots can be lifted and stored for use over winter.

Sow mid June to July, or to early September for smaller roots. Sow seed thinly 1cm (0.5in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart in soil that has been raked to a fine tilth.

When large enough to handle, thin seedlings to 10cm (4in) apart.

Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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