Purple Top Turnips

Variety White Globe
Planting Rate 3 to 5 LBS per Acre
Seed Count 200,000 seeds/lb
Botanical Name Brassica rapa
Life Cycle Biennial
Environment Full Sun
Grazing Value Good


Purple Top Turnips


Turnips are a short season brassica that is easy to grow, and is primarily planted for pasture, wildlife, and cover crops. Purple Top Turnips can develop a tuber of about 3.5 inches in diameter and rapidly reach a vegetative height of 2 to 3 feet.


  • White Globe variety
  • The grazing potential can be quite with the whole plant being sought by livestock
  • Planting in late summer will for substantial growth and development before a killing frost
  • This hardy plant can be grazed intensively after freezing until fully grazed off
  • Intensive grazing will prohibit regrowth
  • Seeding rate of 5 LBS per acre
  • Seeding depth between 1/4 to 1/2 inch


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