Turnip

Turnip 'Top Cima di Rapa Novantina'

Turnip - Turnip  'Top Cima di Rapa Novantina'

Common Name: Turnip
Genus: Turnip
Cultivar: 'Top Cima di Rapa Novantina'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 0.45 m (45 cm)
Spread: 0.12 m (12 cm)


  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: frost hardy

    An absolute classic from Puglia it is highly sought after by restauranteurs. The name translates to 'sprouting turnip tops' and the flavour is in between turnips and broccoli covered in mustard! You can eat the florets leaves and stalk and it is delicious pan fried with garlic. It is a 90 day sprouting variety and can be sown for successional growing.

  • Growing Instructions:

    Sow outside - May to July when the air temperature is above 10 C
    Sow 1cm deep and thin to 10 cm apart

    Harvest - August to October