White Flat Dutch Strap Leaf
The standard early turnip. Held in high esteem by all growers and has no superior for the family garden as a spring variety. It is of flat shape smooth and with clear white skin. The flesh is mild juicy and of excellent flavor. Matures quickly and grows to a medium size. An ideal sort for the Southern States.
Extra Early White Top Milan
This fine sort is very similar to the Purple Top Milan but is pure white in color. It is an excellent Summer turnip making wonderfully rapid growth. Flesh tender.
A good cropper and keeps in perfect condition until Spring. The turnips are globe-shaped of good size and run very uniform skin light yellow flesh yellow firm and sweet. Highly esteemed for table use. Matures in 70 days. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 25c lb. 75c prepaid. Not prepaid 5 lbs. 3.00.
Fine for table and feeding. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 25c lb. 75c
One of the best varieties either for table use or for a field crop for stock. Flesh yellow fine-grained and sweet color of skin yellow with green top. Hardy keeps well a good cropper and grows to a very large size. Very popular in the Southern States.
The best for spring sowing. Stands a long time before shooting to seed. Large thick leaves. Excellent for greens.
Japanese Foliage Turnip
For greens as well as for turnips this new variety is considered very fine. The plant resists extreme dry weather and lice. The leaves are large and very long they grow upright about two feet tall. The greens are tender juicy and of finest mild turnip flavor. In 20 to 25 days from time of sowing the first crop of greens is ready for use. The roots or turnips are all white nearly globe-shaped and milder in flavor than other sorts. Pkt. 10c oz. 15c lb. 35c lb. 1.00 prepaid.
Snowball or Early Six Weeks
Extra early Sweet Pure White. A fine looking pure white variety which matures quickly. The bulbs have a smooth white skin and are nearly round. Does not grow large but is one of the best to sow very early in the spring. Ready to use in 50 days. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 25c lb. 75c prepaid.
Purple Top Strap-Leaved
More generally planted than any other variety. It is a quick grower flesh if very fine grained and sweet flavored. In shape the roots are broad and flat of medium size. Planted largely for table use and stock feeding it is a very good keeper. May be sown either broadcast or in drills and will form good sized bulbs in seven to eight weeks. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 25c lb. 75c prepaid. Not prepaid 5 lbs. 3.00.
Standard early. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 25c lb. 75c.
This is very similar to the preceding except in color being purple or dark red on the top. It is of good quality and recommended highly for a garden turnip. The seed of this variety is imported.
This is a very early variety and is rapidly taking the place of all other flat turnips for table use form round flat medium size very small top with but few leaves which are of entire upright growth more resembling horse-radish leaves in shape flesh fine-grained and of exceedingly rich buttery flavor a purely American variety. Of this variety we harvested eight hundred bushels of seed in one season grown from selected bulbs set out in the spring on our own seed farm.
A different growing Turnip entirely. It has smooth leaves like a cabbage grows slower than an ordinary turnip and much larger. The best variety has a purple top with yellow flesh. This is the variety we use. They are not much of a success here in Iowa but in the northern states they are quite valuable. Per pkt 5c. oz. 15c. lb 35c. lb. 90c. 2lb 1.60.
New Golden Globe
Most delicious and sweetest of all yellow-fleshed turnips very superior for all general purposes. Medium sized roots of deep golden-yellow skin and flesh. Flesh firm crisp and of excellent quality for the table. Keeps very well. Pkt. 5C oz. 15C 2 oz. 25C lb. 40C lb. 75C lb. 1.35.
Improved Early White Flat Dutch
Excellent early garden variety and very much used. The roots are of medium size very flat and the color white. Very early sweet and tender. Pkt. 5C oz. 15C 2 oz. 25C lb. 40C lb. 75C lb. 1.35
New Purple Top White Globe
A globular variety very even in shape and of beautiful appearance. The flesh is white of excellent quality and desirable for table or stock. This variety is a good keeper and a fine market sort. Pkt. 5C oz. 15C 2 oz. 25C lb. 45C lb. 95C lb. 1.85.