‘Brassica napus’ (Napobrassica group)
Rutabagas are a 4″-6″ long root vegetable with a sweet, mellow flavor. You can even sautée and eat their green tops! Harvest them during cool weather for the best flavor. They make an excellent storage crop. Botanical Interests’® American Purple Top Rutabaga Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
One packet sows up to 80 feet.
80-120 days to maturity.
Sow 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date for an early summer harvest, or 3 to 4 months before your average first frost date for a fall harvest.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.