Scientific Name: Brassica rapa var. rapa Form: Pyramidal - widely
Common Name:turnip Texture:Coarse
Family Name:BrassicaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Obovate, Dentate, Crenate
Flowers: Panicle, Yellow, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Silique, Brown, Oct- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture
Key ID Features:Leaves large with irregular margin; swollen tap root.