Purple Top Turnip Highlights
- Germination: 2 to 3 days
- Soak: No need
- Harvest: 8 to 10 days
- Flavor: A mix between a mild turnip and non-spicy radish with a sweet cabbage-like flavor.
- Rich Nutrients: Vitamins C, E, and K, beta-carotene, and iron.
Purple Top Turnip microgreens are fast and easy to grow. Turnips prefer lower light levels than most microgreens, making them ideal for those without a sunny window or artificial lights.
These microgreens have green tops with mostly white stems. However, with more light, the stems turn a variegated pink and purple.
Flavor profiles for Purple Top Turnip microgreens are varied. Some people think the flavor is similar to kale or spinach. Others say they taste more like a non-spicy radish.
I think they taste like a mild turnip with a sweet cabbage-like flavor.
Purple top turnip microgreen seeds germinate quickly, and you can harvest in as few as 8 days; they are a very quick and tall-growing microgreen.
Purple Top Turnip Microgreen Seed Package Sizes
- Home Microgreens Tray is 2.7-grams. The HM Tray area is 37.5 square inches.
- 5- by 5-inch Tray is 1.8-grams
- 10- by 10-inch Tray is 7.2-grams
- ounce packages.
How Much Seed Do You Need For Your Tray?
If you use Home Microgreen planting trays, 5 by 5, or 1010 trays, there’s no need to worry. Each seed packet has the correct number of seeds for the provided tray.
However, if you’re using a different planting tray, use the calculator in the article below to figure out how much seed you need.
Click this link to use the calculator: Home Microgreens Seed Density Calculator.