Characteristics:

turnip

Rival:

  • Early maturing (14 weeks), summer turnip,
  • Excellent leaf production and leaf holding Tankard shaped bulb with high proportion above ground Short term, one graze, summer crop.,
  • Rival is ideally used as part of a pasture renovation programme within dairy farms that have a period of dry or a loss of pasture quality through January and February,
  • Time to first grazing: 12-14 weeks.

Australian purple top:

  • 12-14 weeks to mature,
  • Summer turnip,
  • Increased tolerance to drought,
  • Purple top white base bulb-type turnip,
  • Suggested sowing time: Sept – Jan.

Green clobe:

  • Multi-purpose product can be sown for grazing in summer, autumn and winter,
  • Most winter hardy bulb turnip available,
  • Green Globe is a late maturing traditional white turnip with a globe shaped bulb,
  • Time to first grazing: 13-17 weeks,
  • Suggested sowing time: Sept – March
CROP/SPECIE CULTIVARS SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL REQUIRED
Turnip

(Brassica Rapa)

  • Rival
  • Australian purple top
  • Green clobe
1-4kg/ha 450mm + per year The whole of South Africa September-January Adapted to a wide range of soil types.

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