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{"id":4640657637491,"title":"Rutabaga Seeds - Laurentian","handle":"rutabaga-seeds-laurentian","description":"\u003cp\u003e90-95 days. Non-GMO. Heirloom. Laurentian Rutabaga Seeds from True Leaf Market produce deep purple and creamy yellow rutabagas weighing up to 1 lb. The smooth, uniform roots are typically between 5\" and 6\". Sometimes called Swedes or Swedish turnips, rutabagas make delicious fall and winter soups and can be roasted or boiled and mashed. The cole crop is also sweet enough that it can be eaten fresh on salads. These heirloom rutabaga seeds come from Mountain Valley Seed Co., which is a small, family-owned seed company known for supplying premium-quality seeds to both home growers and fresh market producers. 9,500 seeds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Heirloom Laurentian Rutabaga Vegetable Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eBrassica napus var. napobrassica\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Laurentian Rutabagas, Swedes, Swedish Turnips, Russian Turnips, Canadian Turnips, Winter Turnips\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 95 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e Biennial grown as an annual, not intended for overwintering; suitable for all USDA hardiness zones\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/2”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2” seeding, thinned to 6”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1-2 ft\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 5-6” smooth, rounded roots weighing up to 1 lb.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Well-draining, loose soil; tolerates low fertility\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Cool weather, frost-tolerant; optimal germination occurs in 60-degree F soil\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun, partial shade\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Flea beetles, cabbage root maggots, black leg, black rot, turnip mosaic virus\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Root above the soil develops a deep purple color, while root under soil remains creamy yellow\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Sweet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eNon-GMO, Open-Pollinated Laurentian Rutabaga Growth Habits:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLaurentian rutabagas are a root crop in the Brassicaceae (cabbage) family. Unlike other brassicas, rutabagas are tolerant of soils with low fertility, however, they require loose soil for proper root development and may be sensitive to boron deficiency.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAs rutabagas are a cool-weather crop, rutabaga seeds can be directly sown into the garden soil as soon as it can be worked in the spring. However, to harvest in the fall, you may want to plant seeds in early- to mid-summer, depending on the length of your growing season. A light frost near the time of fall harvest will improve the flavor.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eYou can plant Laurentian heirloom rutabaga seeds in full sun or partial shade.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eVarious Uses for Laurentian Rutabaga:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLaurentian rutabagas are a sweet heirloom root crop that can be used to make fall and winter soups or eaten fresh on salads. Rutabagas can also be boiled and mashed, roasted, cut and fried, and more.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHeirloom Laurentian Rutabaga Health Benefits:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRutabagas have high levels of vitamins C and E, plus many essential nutrients, including potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Rutabagas are also a good source of fiber, which is important for digestive health.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAdditional Information:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhile rutabagas are sometimes called winter turnips, Swedish turnips, Russian turnips, or Canadian turnips, they are actually a sweeter-tasting relative of a true turnip (\u003cem\u003eBrassica rapa var. rapa\u003c\/em\u003e).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eSeeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!--attr--\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 g - Approximately 325 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e0.25 oz - Approximately 2,300 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 9,500 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 38,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 152,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lb - Approximately 760,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e25 lb - Approximately 3,800,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!--endattr--\u003e","published_at":"2021-01-22T09:53:21-07:00","created_at":"2021-01-20T10:44:00-07:00","vendor":"Mountain Valley Seed Company","type":"Vegetable Seeds","tags":["90-99 Days","Annual","Cooler","Full Sun","Green","Heirloom","New","Non-GMO","Packet","Purple","Rutabaga","Seeds","veg_rutabaga","Vegetable","White"],"price":249,"price_min":249,"price_max":16990,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":32180303495283,"title":"4 g Packet","option1":"4 g Packet","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"49928","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":{"id":15770933657715,"product_id":4640657637491,"position":1,"created_at":"2021-02-08T16:47:54-07:00","updated_at":"2021-02-08T17:56:08-07:00","alt":"laurentian rutabaga","width":480,"height":480,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/products\/rutabaga-laurentain-wm_-_Copy_1.jpg?v=1612832168","variant_ids":[32180303495283,32180303528051,32180303560819,32180303593587,32180303626355,32180303659123,32180487553139]},"available":true,"name":"Rutabaga Seeds - 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Non-GMO. Heirloom. Laurentian Rutabaga Seeds from True Leaf Market produce deep purple and creamy yellow rutabagas weighing up to 1 lb. The smooth, uniform roots are typically between 5\" and 6\". Sometimes called Swedes or Swedish turnips, rutabagas make delicious fall and winter soups and can be roasted or boiled and mashed. The cole crop is also sweet enough that it can be eaten fresh on salads. These heirloom rutabaga seeds come from Mountain Valley Seed Co., which is a small, family-owned seed company known for supplying premium-quality seeds to both home growers and fresh market producers. 9,500 seeds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Heirloom Laurentian Rutabaga Vegetable Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eBrassica napus var. napobrassica\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Laurentian Rutabagas, Swedes, Swedish Turnips, Russian Turnips, Canadian Turnips, Winter Turnips\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 95 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e Biennial grown as an annual, not intended for overwintering; suitable for all USDA hardiness zones\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/2”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2” seeding, thinned to 6”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1-2 ft\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 5-6” smooth, rounded roots weighing up to 1 lb.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Well-draining, loose soil; tolerates low fertility\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Cool weather, frost-tolerant; optimal germination occurs in 60-degree F soil\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun, partial shade\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Flea beetles, cabbage root maggots, black leg, black rot, turnip mosaic virus\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Root above the soil develops a deep purple color, while root under soil remains creamy yellow\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Sweet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eNon-GMO, Open-Pollinated Laurentian Rutabaga Growth Habits:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLaurentian rutabagas are a root crop in the Brassicaceae (cabbage) family. Unlike other brassicas, rutabagas are tolerant of soils with low fertility, however, they require loose soil for proper root development and may be sensitive to boron deficiency.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAs rutabagas are a cool-weather crop, rutabaga seeds can be directly sown into the garden soil as soon as it can be worked in the spring. However, to harvest in the fall, you may want to plant seeds in early- to mid-summer, depending on the length of your growing season. A light frost near the time of fall harvest will improve the flavor.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eYou can plant Laurentian heirloom rutabaga seeds in full sun or partial shade.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eVarious Uses for Laurentian Rutabaga:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLaurentian rutabagas are a sweet heirloom root crop that can be used to make fall and winter soups or eaten fresh on salads. Rutabagas can also be boiled and mashed, roasted, cut and fried, and more.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHeirloom Laurentian Rutabaga Health Benefits:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRutabagas have high levels of vitamins C and E, plus many essential nutrients, including potassium, calcium, and magnesium. 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90-95 days. Non-GMO. Heirloom. Laurentian Rutabaga Seeds from True Leaf Market produce deep purple and creamy yellow rutabagas weighing up to 1 lb. The smooth, uniform roots are typically between 5" and 6". Sometimes called Swedes or Swedish turnips, rutabagas make delicious fall and winter soups and can be roasted or boiled and mashed. The cole crop is also sweet enough that it can be eaten fresh on salads. These heirloom rutabaga seeds come from Mountain Valley Seed Co., which is a small, family-owned seed company known for supplying premium-quality seeds to both home growers and fresh market producers. 9,500 seeds.

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Growing Heirloom Laurentian Rutabaga Vegetable Garden Seeds

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  • Latin Name: Brassica napus var. napobrassica
  • Other Names: Laurentian Rutabagas, Swedes, Swedish Turnips, Russian Turnips, Canadian Turnips, Winter Turnips
  • Days to Maturity: 95 days
  • Hardiness Zone: Biennial grown as an annual, not intended for overwintering; suitable for all USDA hardiness zones
  • Planting Depth: 1/2”
  • Plant Spacing: 2” seeding, thinned to 6”
  • Row Spacing: 1-2 ft
  • Growth Habit: 5-6” smooth, rounded roots weighing up to 1 lb.
  • Soil Preference: Well-draining, loose soil; tolerates low fertility
  • Temp Preference: Cool weather, frost-tolerant; optimal germination occurs in 60-degree F soil
  • Light Preference: Full sun, partial shade
  • Pests/diseases: Flea beetles, cabbage root maggots, black leg, black rot, turnip mosaic virus
  • Color: Root above the soil develops a deep purple color, while root under soil remains creamy yellow
  • Flavor: Sweet

  • Non-GMO, Open-Pollinated Laurentian Rutabaga Growth Habits:

    Laurentian rutabagas are a root crop in the Brassicaceae (cabbage) family. Unlike other brassicas, rutabagas are tolerant of soils with low fertility, however, they require loose soil for proper root development and may be sensitive to boron deficiency.

    As rutabagas are a cool-weather crop, rutabaga seeds can be directly sown into the garden soil as soon as it can be worked in the spring. However, to harvest in the fall, you may want to plant seeds in early- to mid-summer, depending on the length of your growing season. A light frost near the time of fall harvest will improve the flavor.

    You can plant Laurentian heirloom rutabaga seeds in full sun or partial shade.


    Various Uses for Laurentian Rutabaga:

    Laurentian rutabagas are a sweet heirloom root crop that can be used to make fall and winter soups or eaten fresh on salads. Rutabagas can also be boiled and mashed, roasted, cut and fried, and more.


    Heirloom Laurentian Rutabaga Health Benefits:

    Rutabagas have high levels of vitamins C and E, plus many essential nutrients, including potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Rutabagas are also a good source of fiber, which is important for digestive health.


    Additional Information:

    While rutabagas are sometimes called winter turnips, Swedish turnips, Russian turnips, or Canadian turnips, they are actually a sweeter-tasting relative of a true turnip (Brassica rapa var. rapa).


    Seeds Per Package:

    • 4 g - Approximately 325 Seeds
    • 0.25 oz - Approximately 2,300 Seeds
    • 1 oz - Approximately 9,500 Seeds
    • 4 oz - Approximately 38,000 Seeds
    • 1 lb - Approximately 152,000 Seeds
    • 5 lb - Approximately 760,000 Seeds
    • 25 lb - Approximately 3,800,000 Seeds
     
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