Turnip tops are considered autumn or winter crops because they can grow and produce at low temperatures. There are several varieties, the "quarantine" are ready to harvest after 40 days after sowing, the "sessantine" ready after 60 days and "novantine" to be collected 90 days after sowing. Turnip tops can grow up to only 5° C, then to southern Italy can be considered a first-winter vegetables, but in the North and Center-North to be grown in the fall.
There are 4 products.
Medium late cultivar, vigorous plant with big size heads. Tops can be harvested starting 90 days from sowing.
Late cultivar with plant rich in leaves and head firm and big. Tops can be harvested starting 120 days from sowing.
Mid early variety, dark green leaves, vigorous very branched plant with erect growing, of which the inflorescence and most tender leaves are used.
Medium late cultivar, dark green leaves, vigorous, very branched plant with erect growing, of which the inflorescence and most tender leaves are used.