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Turnip Sweetbell F1
Sweetbell F1 Turnip Seeds
Use these turnips raw in salads or cooked in stir fries. Sweetbell has an exceptionally sweet, firm crisp texture. It is a globe type with a purple shoulder with outstanding uniformity.
These root vegetables are a great source of fibre. Can also be used as mini veg.
Product Part Number: 14909
When to sow
When to Sow Sweetbell Turnip Seeds
March to June
Where to Sow
Early sowings are best made under cloches . Sow seed direct into growing site in seed drills 2cm (3/4in) deep with rows spaced 30cm (12in) apart. Sow in succession every 14 days to prolong the harvest period.
What to do Next
As soon as first rough leaves appear , thin to 10cm (4in) apart . Harvest from when roots are golf ball size, pull alternate roots to maximise crop. Water regularly during hot dry weather to prevent roots from going woody .
June to October
Can also be multisown in modules and transplanted out as small clusters and harvested as small roots and added to salads. The smaller the roots, the sweeter they are.
A good source of Vitamin B6 and C and a really good source of dietary fibre.