Turnip Greens

Turnip greens are a productive and nutritious Southern favorite.

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Turnip Greens

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  • Light: Full sun to part shade
  • Leaf size: 8 to 12 inches
  • Matures: 30 to 40 days
  • Plant spacing: 6 inches apart
  • Plant size: 1 foot tall

Heirloom. 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. Grow best in full sun, but will tolerate partial shade and even appreciate 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.

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.

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