Rooting Rutabagas in Your Garden: How to Grow Rutabagas
Like turnips, rutabagas are a cold weather root crop from the Brassica family that includes kale, collards, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, mustard, radishes, and Brussels sprouts. Rutabagas are actually a cross between turnips and cabbage. They are larger than turnips and have a sweeter taste. They also produce more leaves, which are smooth, waxy, and edible. All of these cousins have similar growing preferences, pests, and diseases.
- Where Should I Plant Rutabagas?
- How Do I Prepare the Soil for Rutabagas?
- Can I Grow Rutabagas in Containers?
- When Should I Plant Rutabagas?
- How Many Rutabagas Should I Plant?
- What Temperatures Do Rutabagas Prefer?
- How Do I Plant Rutabagas?
- How Do I Care for Rutabagas?
- What Pests Attack Rutabagas?
- What Diseases Infect Rutabagas?
- What Companion Plants Can Be Planted With Rutabagas?
- When Do I Harvest Rutabagas?
- How Do I Harvest Rutabagas?
- How Do I Store Rutabagas?