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Turnip

The turnip is a root vegetable commonly grown for its bulbous taproot. A good source of vitamin C, turnips are a great vegetable to consume for bone and skin health. Turnips have strong radish notes, but are tamed into a slightly sweeter flavor when cooked.

Origin:

Asia and Europe

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant in ground as soon as soil can be worked.

Fall: SEEDS: Plant 10 weeks before first frost date.

Preferred Growing Climate: Cool

Planting Depth: 1/2″

Plant Spacing: 2″-4″

Days to Germinate: 3-10 days

Days to Harvest: Varies; turnip roots/greens can be harvested at desired size throughout season.

In Season:

Year-round (January to December)

Pairs Well With:

Carrots, chives, onion, sage, thyme

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 28

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 g   0%

Saturated fat 0 g   0%

Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g

Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg   0%

Sodium 67 mg   2%

Potassium 191 mg   5%

Total Carbohydrate 6 g   2%

Dietary fiber 1.8 g   7%

Sugar 3.8 g

Protein 0.9 g   1%

Vitamin A   0%   Vitamin C   35%

Calcium   3%   Iron   1%

Vitamin D   0%   Vitamin B-6   5%

Vitamin B-12   0%     Magnesium   2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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