golden ball turnip

Golden Ball Turnip

£3.99

A truly unique, brightly coloured turnip with an exquisite flavour
A lovely, sweet flavoured turnip that’ll store well. They’re quick growing and ready to harvest when the roots are about the size of a golf ball. Once harvested, store them in a cool dark place. Perfect for warming winter casseroles and so much tastier than shop bought turnips.

Number of plants: 10

Variety: Golden Ball (organic*)

Can be grown in: Pots and containers, raised beds.

In the kitchen: Great in casseroles and stews or even slow roasted.

Ready to harvest: November to March

Delivery: These plants can be delivered from late August until mid/late October. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with approximately 5-15cm growth.

golden *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

 

The right site

Turnips like a light fertile loam but will grow in most soils.

Can be grown in....

Raised beds are best for growing turnips.

How far apart?

30-40cm apart

Looking after your plants....

Follow our tips below when growing turnips for the best results.


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Watch they don't get waterlogged

In areas of heavy rainfall plant your seedlings in ridges to help with drainage. Otherwise plant on flat ground which has been well worked and consolidated.

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Water when it's dry

Water plants well after planting and during periods of dry weather.

Storage Tips

You can store them in a cool dark place (in a sand box is best.)

Ways to cook

Add turnips to any casserole or stew, or pop into a root veg soup. It mashes well too.

When we deliver
We deliver these plug plants between late August and late October, although it’s a little dependent on the weather.

You can order from…
These plug plants are available to be ordered now and we’ll despatch them as soon as they are big enough to both handle the journey to your garden and handle life outside the poly tunnel.

Do I need to sign for them?
All our plant orders are dispatched with an overnight courier* to mainland UK and do not need to be signed for when they are delivered, but will be left somewhere safe. When placing your order, please let us know where you would like the plants left if you are not in when the courier delivers.

We will keep you posted
You will receive an email approximately a week before your order is dispatched and another on the day your plants are packed and leave us so you know to expect and prepare for their arrival.