Forget your prejudice against turnips. This variety tastes better and stays smoother as it sizes than other turnips. This variety is superb raw, with a crisp, sweet, fruity taste. We eat it raw in salads or cooked in stir fries, pies and stew. Also adds a good flavour to stock. Hakurei has white, flat-round, smooth roots that matures, best harvested young, 5-8cm diam. The dark green leaves can be eaten raw or lightly cooked. 100 seeds.
A popular heirloom dating back to the late 1800’s. Smooth, round roots with bright purple shoulders and a white bottom. Roots grows to 15cm, but tastiest when roots are 6-10cm in diameter. The roots have a sweet, firm, white flesh that can be eaten in soups, stews or baked. This variety has large lobed leafy greens that can also be eaten. 700 seeds.