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Tomatillo   Turnip (and Swede)  
Tomatillo syn. Husk Cherry
No WA
Physalis ixocarpa
The tomatillo is a close relative of Cape Gooseberry and a distant relative of tomato. It grows a thin husk (or lantern) around the fruit that must be peeled prior to using the fruit. Tomatilloes are easy to grow and are an important ingredient in salsa and many Mexican dishes. They grow in similar way to tomatoes but are hardier and less prone to diseases such as fusarium or verticillium wilt. They will tolerate partial shade. Sow tomatillo seeds directly in the ground once all danger of frost is past and the soil is warm, at least 27C. If you live in a cooler area, start seeds in trays in a warm spot and transplant at the same time as you would tomato seedlings. The plants set flowers earlier than tomatoes, and the fruits can be harvested sooner, making them a good choice for areas with a short growing season. Space the plants 1m apart and provide support with a stake or a cage. Harvest when the fruit fills the husk but is still firm. Don't remove the husks until you're ready to use the fruits. Tomatilloes can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a month and freeze well.
Tomatillo 'Toma Verde' UT
No WA
'Toma Verde' is a prolific tomatillo with fruit the size of a small tomato. It is a good variety of husk tomato for authentic Mexican and salsa recipes with a sweet tangy flavour. The flavour is tart when young and fruit becomes sweeter as it ripens. The globe - shaped, firm fruit are green when ripe.
ST173approx. 80 seeds
Tomatillo 'Purple' H UT    RARE
No WA
An heirloom variety that is prolific and productive. Fruits are 3-4 cm across with a dark purple skin. They have a sharper flavour than green tomatilloes and make an attractive purple salsa.
ST231approx. 80 seeds
Turnip and Swede
Brassica rapa var. rapifera, B. napus
Turnips are a very hardy vegetable and easy to grow. They are sown late summer to winter (exception - Japanese turnip) Sow directly where they are to grow 1 cm deep. Thin seedlings to 20 cm between plants. Keep moist, to encourage growth and mulch well. Flesh is extremely tender when young with a mild flavour. Tops are good steamed and they are high in carotene and calcium. The roots can be used in soups, casseroles, mashed or steamed. Suitable for temperate and subtropical areas, unlikely to do well in the tropics.
Turnip Swede 'American Purple Top' UT
syn. Rutabaga
An heirloom introduced in 1871; it produces large, round, yellow roots with a purple crown. The fine flavoured flesh is firm, sweet and turns orange when cooked. This is a very hardy vegetable and easy to grow. It stores extremely well. The flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies. Days to harvest: 85 - 90.
SS215approx. 150 seeds
SS216
Turnip 'Japanese' H UT
Produces sweet, white-skinned crisp roots, delicious eaten raw in salads or cooked, tops can be eaten like spinach, very easy vegetable to grow. Sow spring and autumn.
ST121approx. 150 seeds
ST150
ST177
Turnip 'Golden Globe'
Also known locally as 'Butter Turnips'. Introduced before 1888, this a heritage turnip with a beautiful golden skin, amber yellow flesh and delicate flavour. Stores well.
ST125approx. 150 seeds
ST236 UT
Turnip 'Purple Top White Globe'
Introduced before 1895, the large, smooth, round root is purple above, white below. The flesh is very tender when young with a mild flavour. Use roasted, boiled or mashed. The leafy tops are good steamed and they are high in carotene and calcium. This is a very hardy vegetable and easy to grow. Days to harvest: 50.
ST122approx. 150 seeds
ST123
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