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Laurentian Rutabaga
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Laurentian Rutabaga

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.



For each offer ordered, get 1 pack of 600 seeds

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  • 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.
  • Light Required: 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.
  • Zone: 3 - 10.
  • Germination: 7 - 10 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.
  • Pruning: N/A
  • Size: 4 - 6 inch globes.
  • Comments: An excellent keeper. Sweet flavor and firm texture. An improved American Purple Top. Mild and good flavor. Good for Fall and Winter storage.

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