Turnip Snowball

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TURNIP SNOWBALL ~ a traditional heirloom variety that is quick to grow and mature. You can pull these after 6-8 weeks for use as a mini-veg (ideal for cooking whole or use in a salad) or allow them to fully grow for 10-12 weeks.  Price for 100 seeds

SOW: March to August in situ. For greens and tops sow from August to September & October (under cover). Sow sparingly to minimise need to thin seedlings.

GROW: Thin seedlings so that they don’t touch to develop the best roots. The thinnings can be eaten as greens. Water a regularly in dry weather. Snowball can be pulled as a mini veg after 6-8 weeks otherwise the roots are ready 10-12 weeks after sowing. If growing for greens: for the best flavour cut when 10-15cm high and leave to resprout.

EAT: peel before cooking. Snowball is ideal for use roasted, boiled or mashed. 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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