Turnip, Hida Beni Red
Supremely crisp, sweet and mild, the white and red, fine-grained flesh makes this a top fresh-eating salad turnip. These beautiful, large, red-skinned turnips are cultivated mainly in Takayama City, Japan. Its origin was from a former part of Takayama called Hachigago, where a local turnip of reddish-purple hue was widely grown. In 1918, this red-colored mutant was discovered from these Hachiga turnips and named Hida Beni Red Turnip. It is excellent for making pickles and matures in just 45-50 days.
- Full Sun
- Sprouts in 4-7 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 45-85 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4 inch
- Plant Spacing: 5"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Brassica rapa
Growing Tips: Direct seed in late winter-early spring, and again in late summer for fall harvest, winter storage. Roots best harvested in cool weather; harvest greens most anytime.
Availability: In stockMinimum Seed Count: 300
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