Friday, April 2, 2010

Barkant Turnip Seeds for Sale

BARKANT TURNIPS are a very vigorous forage turnip with lush leafy tops and large purple and white tasty roots high in natural sugars. Bred for dairy farmers this hybrid has a very mild flavor so as to not taint the cow’s milk and thus is a good choice for people who do not like strong flavored greens and turnips. The leaves are great raw in salads, or chopped into a stir fry, soup, or cooked southern style with smoked bacon or hamhocks. Many people who dislike turnip roots cooked love them raw in salads. Sow the seeds in Florida from October through February as it is a cool season brassica vegetable. Northern gardeners should sow the seeds in spring when they'd plant other cole crops like broccoli and cabbage. Normally sold only to farmers in 25 or 50 lb. bags. You will receive 1 teaspoon of the seeds, (approx. 600 seeds) for $3 plus a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope sent to me at:

John Starnes 3212 West Paxton Avenue Tampa FL 33611

I will fill your order quickly. Thanks and happy gardening! John

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