De Vertus Marteau Turnip (Brassica rapa)
Originating in Vertus, France in the 1800s, this turnip variety has long, cylindrical roots of 5 to 6 inches in length. This early, multi-purpose turnip has a crisp sweetness and fine grain. A delicious complement to a variety of dishes, the de Vertus Marteau is excellent either roasted or mashed.
- 200 Seeds Minimum
- Germination: 7-14 days
- Maturity: 35-45 days
- Direct sow ¼-½” deep in full sun as soon as soil can be worked.
- Space plants 1-2” apart depending on size desired; space rows 12-18” apart.