American Purple Top Rutabaga


About- Roots are large, round, with a small neck and yellow tap-root with a purple top. Flesh is light yellow, firm, sweet, and tender. A dependable variety for large or small-scale production. 

When and Where to Plant- Sow after the danger of the last frost has passed. If you are in a warmer zone, plant seeds in the fall and harvest in the winter. Prefers loose, fertile, well drained soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.8

Care and Harvest- Roots are best harvested early. Both the greens and bulbs can be harvested to eat.

Planting Depth- 1/2"

Seed Spacing- 2-3"

Spacing Between Rows- 18-30"

Days to Germination- 10

Plant Spacing- 4-6"

Days to Maturity- 90-120

Approximate Seeds per Pkt- 800