Cairns Family Heirloom Rutabaga, 1950s Heirloom, Organic

$3.45 $3.95 -13% OFF

Cairns Family Heirloom Rutabaga, 1950s Heirloom, Organic

$3.45 $3.95 -13% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - Tan roots with light red and green shoulders grow to 6-8" in diameter and have a sweet flavor after a frost. Evalynn Schnackenberg shared this family heirloom rutabaga with Seed Savers Exchange in 2013. Her grandmother’s cousin, Leo Cairns, was an avid gardener and grew it as early as the 1950s near Bellingham, Washington. 90-100 days. 


  • Organic
  • 90-100 days
  • From the Collection Variety 2018
  • 250 Seeds per packet

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in late spring. Seeds will germinate in 5-15 days. Rutabagas prefer a long, cool growing season. Plant in full sun in cool climates or partial shade in hot summer climates. Rutabagas are most delicious after a frost or two. 

Direct Seed: 2" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/2"

Rows Apart: 18-24"

Thin: 6" Apart

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