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Laurentian Rutabaga
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Laurentian Rutabaga

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Improved 'Purple Top'

Round, 4- to 6-in. roots are mild, sweet and firm. Deep purple color on top, creamy yellow on the bottom. An excellent keeper. 100 DAYS.

Zones: 3 - 10 annual.
Height: 16 - 20 inches.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.
Germination: 7 - 10 days.

Laurentian Rutabaga
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Laurentian Rutabaga Product Details

Botanical Name: Brassica napus 'Laurentian'; Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Height: 16 - 20 inches.

Spacing: 3 - 4 inches between plants, 18 - 30 inches between rows.

Depth: 1/2 inch.

Spread: 15 - 20 inches.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Self pollinating.

Yield: 75 - 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.

Foliage: Green foliage.

Fruit: Large, globular roots. Deep purple crown. Fine grained. Deep buff to light yellow skin with purple top.

Days To Maturity: 100 days.

Form: Annual.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained fertile, loose soil.

Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.

Seed Count: Approximately 600 seeds per packet, 1 oz. is approximately 1,200 seeds and 1/4 lb. is approximately 25,000 seeds.

Size: 4 - 6 inches.

Comments: An excellent keeper. Sweet flavor and firm texture. An improved American Purple Top, 4 - 6 inch globes are creamy yellow on the lower half with a deep purplish color on top. Off yellow flesh throughout. Mild and good flavor. Good for Fall and Winter storage.

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