swede turnips

robert barr asked 13 years ago

we have planted swede in June. we checked one of the plants ,there does not seem any thing growing under the soil there is leaves on all the plants could the amount of rain be effecting the growth of them or is it to early for them to form.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 5 years ago
Swede turnips do not grow under the soil but on top of the soil surface with about one -quarter of the root buried.

The seedlings need to be thinned out to at least 30cm apart or they might not make much of a root, just a very small one.