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Swede Champion Purple Top


Large, tender purple and cream roots with rich yellow flesh. A hardy variety. A classic winter vegetable for soups and stews.


  • Stores well
  • Large roots
  • Cold tolerant


Full sun


Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down well and keep moist. Avoid overcrowding by thinning out and discarding excess seedlings when 4-5 weeks old.


Sow into deep, well drained soil in a sunny position. Add Yates Blood & Bone to soil before sowing to help ensure a good crop. Water well in early stages. Harvest roots while young and tender. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.


Great companion plant for marjoram, peas and tomatoes.For best flavour, harvest after the first heavy winter frosts.