- Leaf size: 8 to 12 inches
- Matures: 2 to 4 weeks
- Plant Size: 1 foot tall and wide
These are the tops of turnips, a classic Southern staple, but widely adapted throughout the US. Very fast growing, they can be harvested at whatever size you wish. Grows best in full sun, but will tolerate partial shade and even appreciates it in spring in hot climates. Highly nutritious.The leaves are very nutritious and low in calories. Like mustard greens and collards, the leaves taste sweetest and best when nipped by frost. Space plants about 12 inches apart.
Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available at your local stores, as we select and sell varieties best suited to the growing conditions in each region.