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PlantFiles: Turnip
Brassica rapa 'Scarlet Queen'

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

Category:
Vegetables

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

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

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Calalily On Mar 20, 2011, Calalily from Deep South Coastal, TX (Zone 10a) wrote:

Delicious, mild turnip with smooth greens. It is great raw in salads.

Regional...

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

South Padre Island, Texas



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