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.
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.
Year-round (January to December)
Pairs Well With:
Carrots, chives, onion, sage, thyme
% 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.