Forage Turnip - Mammoth Purple Top

Brassicas

  • Widely adapted
  • Older variety
  • Hard flesh turnip
  • High yielding
  • Suited to sheep/beef in drier turnip areas

    Widely adapted, older variety, hard flesh turnip, high yielding, suited to sheep/beef in drier turnip areas. Both leaf and bulbs are utilised by grazing animals. The turnip bulb is a large storage organ that develops in the first year. Regrowth is possible from a light first grazing if the leaf growing points attached to the bulb are not damaged.

     

    • 12-14 weeks to maturity
    • 1-2 kg/ha sowing rate
    • Most widely used variety
    • Produces a large round bulb

     

     

     

    IDEAL IN MIXTURES WITH OTHER BRASSICAS!

    Specifications
    Herbs & Brassicas

    Forage brassicas are high quality, high yielding, fast growing crops that are particularly suitable for grazing by livestock. Both tops (stems plus leaves) and roots (bulbs) can be grazed and are very nutritious. All members of the brassica family...

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