A popular quick growing variety producing attractive, globe-shaped roots with glossy purple crowns. The tender flesh has excellent flavour that’s ideal in soups and stews.

Features

  • Easy to grow
  • Hardy variety
  • Fast growing,

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. Young leaves can be used as a green vegetable.

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 7-10cm
Sow depth 6mm
Germination 6-10 days
Germination (days) 8
Row space 20-30cm
Maturity 10-12 weeks
Maturity (days) 77
Botanical name Brassica rapa. var rapa
Plant variety Purple top white globe
Suitable for Garden beds

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