Turnip Milan Purple Top naturally nurtured seed

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Milan Purple Top is a very popular Italian variety of turnip, it is our top selling turnip choice, producing good yields of quality flatish roots that are white beneath the purple top. Price for 100 seeds

SOW: When – From March to August Where – in situ – sow sparingly to minimise need to thin seedlings at 10mm deep.

GROW: thin and remove seedlings so that they don’t touch otherwise good roots will not develop – these thinnings can be eaten as greens so are not wasted.  Water a little and often in dry weather. The roots are ready 10-12 weeks after sowing. If growing for greens cut when 10-15cm high and leave to resprout. Flavour and texture reduce in quality if allowed to grow larger then this.

EAT: peel before cooking and enjoy them mashed, roasted, in soups and casseroles. To Freeze – peel and dice, blanch for 2 minutes, plunge into cold water, drain and dry with paper towel, pack in meal sized amounts.

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