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Turnips


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The turnip, a hardy biennial that is grown as an annual, sports a rosette of hairy, bright green leaves growing from a swelling at the base of the stem. The turnip is more commonly grown for use as a root vegetable, but it can also be grown for the leaves, which are used as greens.

Common Name: Turnip

Hardiness: Hardy (may survive first frost)

Hardiness: Hardy (may survive first frost)

In the next section, we'll show you how to grow turnips.

 

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