Vegetable Description: This is the most widely grown variety world wide! The tops of this versatile vegetable can be cooked as greens, and its edible roots are good for storing, canning and freezing! Slightly tapered globe shaped roots, purple above ground and white below ground, are best harvested when 3 to 4 inches in diameter. Flesh is sweet mild and fine-grained. Matures in 45 to 65 days.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Brassica rapa
Other Common Names: Field Mustard
Vegetable Duration: Biennial
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 55
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 12500
Vegetable Height: 12” to 18”
Vegetable Spacing: 2” to 4”
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside in early spring. Can be fall planted. Plant about 4” apart and 1/4“ below soil surface. Can sow closer, then thin later. Rows should be spaced at 18”-24” apart.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow seed heads to dry on plants; then remove heads, break them open, and collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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