Turnip
Brassica rapa 'Scarlet Queen'

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:

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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Foliage:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

South Padre Island, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.