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Turnip, Purple Top White Globe

Turnip, Purple Top White Globe

Regular price $3.95 CAD
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Mild and sweet, this pre-1900 heirloom is still widely grown today. The roots are nearly round and, like the name suggests, white below ground and purple above. Don’t forget to eat the greens, two vegetables in one.

+/- 1500 Seeds

Certified organic by Quebec Vrai

Growing recommendations

Direct seed 15+ per foot at 1/2" depth in rows 15’’ apart. Thin to one plant every 2”. Turnips are frost tolerant and can be seeded in succession until late summer.

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    We ship throughout Canada. You can select one of two flat rate shipping options at checkout: $5 for lettermail or $23 for expedited (with Canada Post).

    Alternately, you can choose to pick up your order at the farm in Farrellton, QC.

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