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Turnip 'Market Express'

Brassica rapa

Typically available from fall through winter. Check with your local store for current availability.

Japanese style salad turnip with pure white, small roots and a slightly sweet, fruity flavor. Eat fresh in salads or garnish, pickle, or cook in soups or veggie roasts.

Draw pollinators into your garden with pollinator-attracting plants.


  • Size: 2' tall, 6"-8" wide
  • Days to Maturity: 30-40 days
  • Productivity: 2-5" Wide globe-shaped roots
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Arching

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched garden soil with good drainage early spring or late summer after danger of 100° weather has passed. Sow seeds at a 1/4" depth 4"-6" apart in rows spaced 18" apart. Feed about once a month with a vegetable fertilizer. Harvest when ready by gasping stems and pulling straight up. 



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