Information About Turnips

Turnip plants are cool season vegetables that can be grown for both their roots and their nutritious greens. To get the most from your turnip harvest, it helps to have the right turnip plant care information. That’s where we come in. The articles that follow will help with growing turnips in the garden.

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Tips For Cooking Turnip Greens From The Garden

By Amy Grant

Turnip greens are nutritious and tasty. Click to learn more about how to grow, prepare and store them.

Growing Hakurei Turnips In The Home Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Read about how to grow, harvest and prepare Japanese salad turnips.

Turnip Downy Mildew Control – Treating Turnips With Downy Mildew

By Teo Spengler

If your garden includes turnips or other members of the brassica plant group, you should learn how to recognize downy mildew. Click on the following article for information about this fungal disease, including tips for treating turnip downy mildew.

Turnip Bacterial Leaf Spot: Learn About Bacterial Leaf Spot Of Turnip Crops

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Turnips with bacterial leaf spot will diminish plant health but will not usually kill it. There are several preventative techniques and treatments if spots on turnip foliage turn up. If you’re looking for more information, then this article will help.

What Is Turnip Black Rot – Learn About Black Rot Of Turnips

By Amy Grant

Black rot of turnips is a serious disease of not only turnips, but most other crucifer crops as well. What exactly is turnip black rot? Because the disease afflicts so many crops, it is important to learn about control. This article aims to help with that.

Alternaria Leaf Spot Of Turnip – Treating Turnips With Alternaria Leaf Spot

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

If left untreated, alternaria leaf spot of turnips can cause a significant decrease in yield and loss of quality. Getting rid of alternaria leaf spot of turnip isn't always possible, but you can take steps to keep the disease in check. Click this article to learn more.

Turnip White Spot Info : What Causes White Spots On Turnip Leaves

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

It is not uncommon to find white spots on turnip leaves. White spot of turnips causes economic damage where turnips are just grown for their greens. Learn how to prevent turnip white spot and save those healthy greens in this article.

Turnip Mosaic Virus – Learn About Mosaic Virus Of Turnips

By Amy Grant

Mosaic virus in turnips is considered to be one of the most widespread and detrimental virus infecting the crop. How is mosaic virus of turnip transmitted? What are the symptoms of turnips with mosaic virus and how can turnip mosaic virus be controlled? Find out here.

Turnips With White Rust: What Causes White Spots On Turnip Leaves

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Turnip white rust affects the leaves of turnips, causing primarily cosmetic damage but, in extreme cases, it can diminish leaf health to a degree where they cannot photosynthesize and root growth will be compromised. Click this article to learn what to do.

Turnips Are Cracking: What Causes Turnips To Crack Or Rot

By Amy Grant

Turnips are cool season vegetables grown for both their roots and for their nutrient rich green tops. Sometimes you may see cracked roots on your turnips or rotten turnip roots. What causes turnips to crack and how can you fix turnip cracking? Find out here.

Bolting of Turnips: What To Do When A Turnip Plant Bolts

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Turnips are a popular, cool season root crop grown in many parts of the United States. But is it still good to eat once it's bolted? Learn more about why turnips go to seed and what to do when a turnip plant bolts here.

Harvesting A Turnip Root: How And When To Harvest Turnips

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Turnips grow quickly and are ready for harvest in as little as two months. There are many varieties to choose from and each has a slightly different mature date. When are turnips ready for picking? Find out in this article.

Growing Turnip Greens: Learn About The Health Benefits Of Turnip Greens

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The bulbous roots of turnip plants are often eaten as a vegetable, but the greens provide a zesty cooked side dish too. There are many health benefits of turnip greens. Read here for tips on how and when to pick turnip greens.

Tips For Turnips Growing In Your Garden

By Kathee Mierzejewski

Like any root vegetable, turnips do well along with carrots and radishes. They are easy and can be planted either in the spring or in the late summer. Look at how to grow turnips in this article.

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