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PlantFiles: Turnip
Brassica rapa 'White Egg'

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

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Dec 2, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 50 day cultivar. Several of the Mennonite seed and feed stores in this area stock it so I tried it. It is a strap leaf cultivar and I did not find the greens to be as tender and tasty as the Purple Top/White Globe. The turnips are very good at egg size but get pithy quickly as they get bigger.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia
Barnwell, South Carolina



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