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Seven Top Turnip

Seven Top Turnip

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Seven Top Slow Food USA - Ark of Taste

50 days — The roots of 'Seven Top' turnips tend to be tough, woody, strong flavored, and although they can be eaten when young and tender, they are generally considered inedible. For many years, it has been a very popular variety in the Southern United States where it is grown over winter to be harvested as spring turnip greens.

'Seven Top' is a pre-1800 variety used primarily for its greens. Each packet contains 0.5 gram, which is approximately 125 seeds.
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Planting Instructions: Choose a location with rich well-drained soil that receives six to eight hours of full sunlight per day. Loosen to a depth of one foot and rake smooth.

Plant seeds directly outdoors in as soon as soil can be worked. Plant ½ inch deep, ½ to one inch apart. Firm soil and keep moist until seedlings appear. When plants are 1½ tall, thin so that plants are two to three inches apart in rows spaced 18 inches apart.

Water as required and keep the soil cultivated to control weeds.