Tokyo Market Turnip | Hudson Valley Seed Company | Organic Heirloom Seeds
Sweet, crunchy, fast-growing roots perfect for fresh snacking. Direct sow all season.
Like all good heroes of Japanese animation, the Tokyo Market Turnip deftly maneuvers through strange and sometimes hostile conditions. Frost barely out of the ground? No problem! Need greens for eating in less than a month? You got it! Want a root crop for the winter that you can sow after Labor Day? Koko ni arimasu! The roots remain tender, sweet, and delicious despite these challenges, resulting in the proliferation of a fandom that is sure to keep on growing.
Art Pack, 250 seeds
Product ID# , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC
Days to Germination 3-7 days Days to Maturity 35 days Planting Depth 1/2" Spacing in Row 4" Spacing Between Rows 12" Height at Maturity 12 inches Width at Maturity 4 inches
Fast growing, sweet, crunchy all white roots will have you second guessing what you thought a turnip could be! A great variety that can be sown all season long. Direct sow outdoors, and cover with row cover if flea beetles are an issue in your garden. Harvest when roots are 2 inches in diameter.
About the Art
Artist Will Sweeney draws storyboards for animated cartoons, rendering work for everything from Spawn to Sesame Street. He has also illustrated a graphic novel, Le Morte D’Arthur.
His digital illustration for Tokyo Market Turnip captures the magic of classic Japanese anime, and the magic we feel when we grow these turnips.