Turnip – Purple Top Milan (Organic)

£1.60£3.00

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.

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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.