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Laurentian Rutabaga

Improved 'Purple Top'
  • SKU: 66305
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 600 seeds per packet
  • Zones: 3 - 10.
  • Height: 16 - 20 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days.
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Laurentian Rutabaga

Round, 4- to 6-in. roots are mild, sweet and firm. Deep purple color on top, creamy yellow on the bottom. An excellent keeper. 100 DAYS.
Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measure approx. 600 seeds per packet
  • FormAnnual.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height16 - 20 inches.
  • Spread15 - 20 inches.
  • Spacing3 - 4 inches between plants, 18 - 30 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 10.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • FruitLarge, globular roots. Deep purple crown. Fine grained. Deep buff to light yellow skin with purple top.
  • Germination7 - 10 days.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained fertile, loose soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 600 seeds per packet, 1 oz. is approximately 1,200 seeds and 1/4 lb. is approximately 25,000 seeds.
  • PruningN/A
  • PollinatorSelf pollinating.
  • CommentsAn excellent keeper. Sweet flavor and firm texture. An improved American Purple Top. Mild and good flavor. Good for Fall and Winter storage.
  • Yield75 - 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameBrassica napus 'Laurentian'; Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)
  • Size4 - 6 inch globes.
  • Depth1/2 inch.
  • Days To Maturity100 days.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
1A-4B 6/19 - 11/2
5A & 5B 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 6/19 - 11/2
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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