Swede is one of the easiest vegetables to grow and is
well-suited to the novice gardener. They also crop over a very
long time. This is because they can be left in the soil throughout
Swede is often confused with turnips but they
have several advantages over the turnip. Firstly, they crop much
later in the season and swede is well capable of withstanding
very hard frosts. In addition, the swede is sweeter and milder.
As the name implies, swede originated from Sweden
and they are related to the turnip.
SWEDE QUICK GUIDE
Brassica napus napobrassica
Sowing to Harvest Time
0.5-1kg (1-21/4 lb) per root
7.5-17.5 cm (3-7 in) in diameter, 12.5-17.5 cm (5-7
Date posted: July 07, 2011 - 05:23 am
Date posted: July 07, 2011 - 05:21 am