Turnip – Purple Top Milan (Organic)


A flat white turnip with purple shoulders; it’s easy to grow, quick to mature and excellent fresh or for storage. A classic Italian heritage variety from Milan with a creamy white, firm, crunchy and mildly sweet flesh. Eaten pickled, cooked or raw – it is a very versatile vegetable! The leaves are tasty and nutritious and can be cooked just like other greens.

Month J F M A M J J A S O N D

When to sow: Feb – Aug

Spacing: 15 x 30cm

Turnip tips: Turnips can be sown from February under protection, or in mid-March until May outdoors. Fleece or netting is recommended to protect from root fly.

Maincrop turnips can be sown from mid-July to late August. Turnips are fast growing with low nutrient requirements.

Additional information

Weight 0.003128 kg
Packet size

Regular packet, Large pack

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