Large, tender purple and cream roots with rich yellow flesh. A hardy variety. A classic winter vegetable for soups and stews.

 

Features

  • Stores well
  • Large roots
  • Cold tolerant

Product details

How

Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down well and keep moist. Avoid overcrowding by thinning out and discarding excess seedlings when 4-5 weeks old.

Care

Sow into deep, well drained soil in a sunny position. Add Yates Blood & Bone and Yates Superphosphate to soil before sowing to help ensure a good crop. Water well in early stages. Harvest roots while young and tender. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Great companion plant for marjoram, peas and tomatoes.For best flavour, harvest after the first heavy winter frosts.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 10cm
Sow depth 6mm
Germination 6-10 days
Germination (days) 8
Row space 20-30cm 
Maturity 12-16 weeks 
Maturity (days) 98 
Botanical name Brassica napa var. napobrassica
Plant variety Champion Purple Top
Suitable for Garden beds
 

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