Turnip Simona

Turnip Simona

Variety name: Turnip Simona

Bred by: Kultursaat e.V.

Breeder: Sebastian Vornhecke

Seed purchase: Bingenheimer Saatgut AG

Variety description

A green, flat-round turnip with a low tendency for developing side roots and low mildew susceptibility. Narrow leaf base and hence easy to harvest. Relatively uniform roots with mid-green leaves. Bolt resistant and good storage capacity. Exceptionally good flavour.

Growing recommendations

Additional information

This variety is a newly bred, organic variety. It was cultivated under biodynamic conditions from the start, so that it is optimally adapted to organic cultivation. Varieties that carry the bioverita label are reproducible because they are open pollinated. They offer commercial gardeners an alternative to hybrid seed.