Turnip
Brassica rapa 'Alamo'

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: rapa (RAP-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Alamo

Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jul 21, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Sakata, which offers this description: "In Texas and the Southeast, this variety has shown excellent results for processors. Yields have been as high as 50% greater than standard varieties due to its vigorous regrowth. Processors like the excellent taste. This unique hybrid compares favorably for type to standard Turnip Greens, but with much more vigor. " Grown exclusively for greens.