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Purple Prince Turnip

Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Conditions Zone 9-11, Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade
Family Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee)
Species Domestica (doh-MESS-tik-a)
Seed Collecting Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
Water Requirements Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Bloom Color
  • Red
  • Orange
  • Red-Orange
  • Bright Yellow

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About this plant

Purple Prince Turnip plants are cool weather plants that grow best in temperatures between 50 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit. They produce purple-hued edible tubers that can be eaten raw or cooked.

The leaves of the plant are also edible and can be used in salads or as a garnish. Purple Prince Turnip plants prefer full sun to partial shade and should be watered regularly.

2 Vendors

This item is available for sale from the following companies:

A Nearly Native Nursery
(Fayetteville, Georgia)
Eldon Tropicals
(Ocala, Florida)

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5 Traders

This item is available for trade from the following companies:

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Ohiogardens
(Fayetteville, Georgia)
Seeds
Eldon Tropicals
(Ocala, Florida)
Plants and Cuttings
Shady Gardens
(LaGrange, Georgia)
Pland and Seeds
Eldon Tropicals
(Ocala, Florida)
Bulbs
Royal Gardens
(LaGrange, Georgia)
Plants, Roots, Tubers and Bulbs