Turnips - Purple Top

Turnips - Purple Top

Purple Top White Globe Turnips are the traditional American Turnip that is an old heirloom dating back to prior to 1880.  They are bright purple on top and creamy white in the portion below the soil line.  They are mild flavoured and sweet.  Their greens are delicious and can be cooked for traditional "southern greens".  The roots themselves are tender and crisp, making them excellent for fresh eating and light cooking.

 

Nutrition:  Turnip roots are high in vitamin C.  The greens of the turnip are a good source of carotenoids, folate, vitamin C, vitamin K, and calcium.  Turnip greens are also high in lutein.


 

Uses: 
The greens can be cooked for traditional,

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