Rutabagas

rutabaga

(Brassica napus) Cabbage relative grown for its roots, which are similar to turnips but larger, sweeter and milder. Requires a longer season, 90-120 days, but can tolerate cool temperatures as it matures, and is at its best harvested in late autumn. Sow about 90 days prior to expected fall frost, in rich, deeply worked soil of average fertility. Thin to about 8-12 inches apart, control weeds and keep moist. The leaves of some varieties make passable greens when harvested young.

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Rutabagas
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American Purple Top Rutabaga

American Purple Top Rutabaga RT101

(B. napus) Very tasty, mild and sweet; great cooked or raw; bright yellow... Read More
 
Champion Purple Top (Best of All) Rutabaga

Champion Purple Top (Best of All) Rutabaga RT109

80 days. Large, smooth roots are pale ivory with purple tops. The yellow... Read More
 
Collet Vert Rutabaga

Collet Vert Rutabaga RT104

Finely flavored old standard that has a bright green top and yellow bottom,... Read More
 
Laurentian Rutabaga

Laurentian Rutabaga RT102

An improved "Purple Top" rutabaga; delicious yellow roots are great fried... Read More
 
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