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Tokyo Cross, Hybrid

Brassica rapa var rapifera


Tokyo Cross, Hybrid
Seed #118
Tokyo Cross hybrid variety is an All American Selection award winner. It can be harvested at any stage, small to large size roots (up to 6" diameter) without getting pithy. These turnips have a perfect globe shape with smooth skin and sweet, mild, crisp flesh. They mature early, are late bolting, and have good flavor. Can be sown from spring to fall.
  • Cool season annual
  • Approx. 700-800 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. 30-60 days
  • Planting season: Late summer/early fall
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds from early spring to late summer/early fall in a sunny location. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. When grown under optimum temperature (68F) small turnips (1-2") can be harvested in 30 days—large ones (6") in 60 days.
Germination
Temperature
Seed
Depth
Seed
Spacing
Thin
To
Row
Distance
45-85F 1/4-1/2" 1" 3-4" 18-24"
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Use in stir-fry, yosenabe, soup, salad or pickle. Especially delicious raw when harvested small. The young leaves can be stir-fried.
 
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