Turnip Red Hidabeni- Asian Vegetable
Brassica rapa var rapifera
Tokyo Cross hybrid variety is an All American Selection award winner. It can be harvested at any stage, small to large size roots (up to 6" diameter) without getting pithy. These turnips have a perfect globe shape with smooth skin and sweet, mild, crisp flesh. They mature early, are late bolting, and have good flavor. Can be sown from spring to fall. Maturity: Approx.30-60 days
Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds from early spring to late summer/early fall in a sunny location. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. When grown under optimum temperature (68°F) small turnips (1-2") can be harvested in 30 days—large ones (6") in 60 days..