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Shogoin

Brassica rapa subsp. rapa


Shogoin
Seed #180
Shogoin turnip is one of the oldest traditional. It produces a large, globe turnip that can reach 6-8" in diameter but is most tender when harvested at 4". It is grown for both its delicious mild green tops and fine grained roots. The broad leafy greens grow to 20" in height. Flesh is firm and crispy.
  • Cool season annual
  • Approx. 1000 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.)
  • 219,000 seed count per pound.
  • Maturity: Approx. 70 days
  • Planting season: Early spring/late summer/early fall
Size Price Quantity  
Packet$4.00
1 Pound$10.00
10 Pounds*$32.50
25 Pounds*$48.75
50 Pounds*$75.00

*Only available to continental US shipping addresses. Cannot ship to AK, GU, HI, PR, and VI.

For quantities greater than 500 lbs, or for special requests such as seed treatment, ask us for a price quote on this variety.

Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in spring after last frost or in late summer/fall for a fall/winter crop in a sunny location. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. Cool temperatures improve the quality and flavor of turnips.
Germination
Temperature
Seed
Depth
Seed
Spacing
Thin
To
Row
Distance
45-85°F 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: Both greens and roots are excellent for pickling, soups, stir fries and salads.
 
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