Introduced before 1890. The smooth, round root is bright purple above ground and white below. Extremely tender when young. Tops can be eaten as tasty greens and roots are excellent for storing, canning or freezing. Excellent vitamin content! Seed outdoors as soon as soil is workable in early spring. Seed second crop in late summer for fall harvest. Cover seeds with 1/4 inch fine soil. Space rows 15 to 18 inches apart. When young seedlings are 2 to 4 inches tall, thin to 4 to 6 inches apart. 50 days.
Approx 350 seeds