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.
- 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
If maximum biomass is desired, use the fertilizer rates below:
|Recommended Application Rate (Lbs/acre)|
|Soil Fertility Level||Nitrogen (N)||Phosphorus (P2O5)||Potassium (K2O)|
*Rates are recommended if no soil test is taken.