Purple Top Turnips

 

0=Poor 4=Excellent

N Source- 0

N Scavenger- 3

Soil Builder- 1

Subsoil Loosener- 0

Topsoil Loosener- 3

Erosion Preventer- 1

Lasting Residue- 1

Weed Fighter- 3

Quick Growth- 3

Grazing Value- 4

Forage Value- 0

Ease of Establishment- 4

Free P&K- n/a

Nematode Suppression- n/a

Alleopathy- n/a

Attract Beneficials- 1

Bears Traffic- 1

Short Window- 4

Heat Tolerance- 4

Drought Tolerance- 1

Shade Tolerance- 1

Flood Tolerance- 0

Low Fertility Tolerance- 1

 

pH Preference- 5.3-6.8

Min Germ Temperature- 45F

Emergence Time- 4-10 days

 

Planting Depth- 0-.5"

Seeding Rate- 2#-6#

 

Comments- Good for grazing. After some freezing temeratures the turnip ball will become sweet and livestock will eat it.

 

 

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