Brassica rapa var rapifera
Description: Oasis is one of the best tasting Japanese turnips you can grow. It can be harvested at any size with a surprisingly sweet juicy flavor. Turnips are semi-globe shape with late pithiness and late bolting. High tolerance to Downy mildew and Virus. Ideal for summer and autumn harvests. Not recommended for winter crop.
- Cool and warm season annual
- Approx. 150-250 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Maturity: Approx. 35-60 days
- Planting season: Early spring-late spring or late summer-early fall
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in early spring-late spring or in late summer-early fall for a fall crop in a sunny location. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. Best flavor and texture when harvested any size.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Small roots with tops are often lightly sautéed together. Both can be eaten fresh or cooked.