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.
50 lb bag
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- 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.
Every acre is different and our goal is to help you know what works best in your area. This 'Growing Regions' section showcases where this species works best. If you have any questions on product placement, feel free to contact our experts and we will help!