Turnip

$2.00 /lb

Turnip is a highly nutritious brassica known for its rapid cool-season growth and high yields. Purple Top Turnips is highly digestible, and deer eat both the leafy green tops and roots. Turnips can be grown alone or in a mixture. Plant into a clean, firm seedbed.

Product Guide

Planting

  • Protein Content: Up to 20%
  • Seeding Rate: 8-10 lbs/acre drilled or broadcast | Added to a mix: 1 lb/acre
  • Seeding Depth: ¼” deep
  • Package: 50 lb bag
  • Plant into a clean, firm seedbed when both drilling or broadcasting
  • Planting Zone:
    • Zone 1: Late Summer
    • Zone 2: Late Summer, Early Fall
    • Zone 3: Fall
    • Zone 4: Not Recommended

Fertility

If maximum biomass is desired, use the fertilizer rates below:

  Recommended Application Rate (Lbs/acre)
Soil Fertility Level Nitrogen (N) Phosphorus (P2O5) Potassium (K2O)
High 20 0 0
Medium 35 20 25
Low4 50 40 50

*Rates are recommended if no soil test is taken.