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Snowball Turnip Seeds
  • Snowball Turnip Seeds


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Also known as “White Egg,” this turnip sports a lovely, tennis-ball-sized root that is sweet, tender, and startlingly white.


    Brassica rapa


    60 Days




    Open Pollinated

  • Plant Size

    Height Up To 25cm (9.8in) Spread Up To 25cm (9.8in)

  • Hardiness & Longevity

    Hardy Annual

  • Ideal For

    Kitchen Garden

  • Position In

    Full Sun


Snowball Turnip Seeds

[60 days] Recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany, this globular turnip is both beautiful and tasty. The roots grow quickly, maturing partially above the soil. When harvested small, they’re excellent roasted whole and are so sweet that even the larger ones taste great raw when grated into salads.

The tops are excellent added into salads and stir-fries. (They’re also particularly nutritious.) A quick and early grower, Snowball will keep you set in turnips from early summer through early winter. A Japanese heirloom from the 1800s.

Common Questions

How do you grow Snowball turnips? Snowball turnips need to be planted into well-rotted compost and sand. They grow best in rich soil that drains well as they prefer water at the head of the plant to thrive. You should provide spacing of at least 20cm between each of your Snowbell seeds and thin regularly.

When are Snowbell turnips ready to be harvested? Snowbell turnips can take up to 60 days before being ready to harvest, you can also harvest their leaves when they are 4-6 inches big.

How long can you leave Snowbell turnips in the ground? Snowbell turnips can be kept in the ground for several months as long as your soil is dry and doesn't get waterlogged. If there is any danger of lots of rain then you should consider pulling up your turnips as they can quickly be destroyed by moldy roots.

Sow and Harvest Times


Product Features

Germination Time
7 - 10 Days
Sowing Method
Direct to Ground
Days to Maturity
60 Days
Grow in Greenhouse
Optional, for Early Crop
Number of Seeds Per Packet


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