Turnip Seeds - Shogoin

Turnip Seeds - Shogoin

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $5.79
1/4 Pound $16.79 28% Savings
1 Pound $52.49 ($3.28/ounce) 43% Savings
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  • Crisp, firm and fast growing Japanese variety
  • Classic Japanese Turnip; Crisp and Firm Roots; Tender Greens
  • Fast Growing; Can be Pickled, Used in Soups, Salads or Braised
  • Prefers Full Sun Exposure; Thrives in Dry, Hot Climates
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size Up to 4 inches in diameter
Growth Habit Clumping

Flavor Profile Sweet; Slightly Earthy; Crisp and Grainy Texture
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing, Root Vegetable
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Microgreens, Slicing

About Turnip Seeds - Shogoin

Brassica rapa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Root Vegetable

Shogoin is a Japanese Turnip variety that produces large white globe turnips. The broad leaf greens of the Shogoin grow to almost 2 feet. Plant Shogoin Turnip seeds and harvest the roots when young.

Planting Information

Planting Turnip Seeds - Shogoin

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing 4 to 6 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 30 to 60 days
View our Turnip Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 2,040
1 Ounce 14,500
1/4 Pound 58,000
1 Pound 232,000

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