How to Plant Turnips in Animal Crossing

The players who are wondering how to plant turnips in Animal Crossing: New Horizons are able to find details on the root vegetable in this page.

Is it possible to plant Turnips in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

In fact, it is not possible to plant Turnips in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. It means that they cannot be tended to and grown like a flower of a tree. While in Animal Crossing: Wild World and City Folk did give the players the ability to plant special red turnips outdoors, those do not appear to be available in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Therefore, the players do not need to worry about planting the turnips as they are able to purchase it from Daisy Mae.

Although the players cannot plant turnips in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but they are able to bury their turnips in Animal Crossing: New Horizons if they want. This is done by digging a hole with a shovel and dropping the turnips in.

It is going to leave the same pattern on the ground which the players see once they come across fossils and bamboo shoots. You have to know that burying turnips is not the same as planting them. Thus not leading to more being produced. Of course, there is a reason why the players might still want to do it.

able to bury their turnips in Animal Crossing

This is one method to approach storing turnips in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Those root vegetables cannot be placed in house storage. Burying them is an alternative which may be appealing to the players who want to keep turnips off the floors of their homes and out of their pockets.

But, it is important to remember that burying turnips in Animal Crossing: New Horizons will not avoid them from rotting once the next Sunday rolls around. As such, the players that decide to utilize the grounds of their islands to store turnips in Animal Crossing: New Horizons have to ensure to dig them up and sell them at Nook’s Cranny before Daisy Mae creates her next appearance.

Where to purchase Animal Crossing Turnips?

You are able to purchase Turnips from a brand new NPC in Animal Crossing: New Horizons called Daisy Mae. She is taken over the job from her grandmother Joan. Now, she is in charge of Sow Joan’s Stalk Market.

You can see what they did there right? Daisy Mae is going to arrive on your island every Sunday morning between 5AM – 12PM. You will be able to purchase Turnips in bunches of 10. Please always remember how much you purchased your turnips from, as this will be key to the profit you will be able to make during the week.

Where to purchase Animal Crossing Turnips

If you do not want to sell your turnips, so they are going to rot and become worthless. Remember that rotten turnips are going to attract the ants and flies; the bugs in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

How to sell Animal Crossing Turnips?

Selling turnips is able to be done on every day of the week bar Sunday at the Nook’s Cranny, aka the Animal Crossing: New Horizons shop. You only need to go over and speak to Tommy and ask him ‘Turnip prices?’ to check what today’s prices will be. The Nook twins are going to offer you two separate turnip prices a day. One before 12pm midday, and one after midday.

Each day, the shop is going to offer two different prices for your turnips. The game is to grab a gamble on what you think will be the highest price each week and where you are able to make the most profit. In total, you are going to have 12 different prices throughout the week, so it is a complicated game to play.

How to sell Animal Crossing Turnips

It is worth checking with your friends regarding their turnip prices too, because they may have better rates to create a visit extra worthwhile. Even, you are able to check the turnip exchange site to make sure that you are getting the best profit on your nips each week. Please remember, if you do not sell them by the next Sunday, they are going to be worthless. We suggest you make a profit than none at all.

Based on the official Animal Crossing guide book, the fluctuations in turnips prices each week follows one of four patterns:

  • Normal: The prices are able to rise and fall slightly, however there will not be any major changes throughout the week
  • Sudden Spike: The prices are able to rise at a random point dramatically in the week. Then, it will fall immediately.
  • Gradual Decline: The prices will not rise above the initial purchase price. Instead the prices will fall throughout the week consistently.
  • Gentle Spike: The prices are able to rise somewhat at a random point in the week, however not as high as the Sudden Spike

How Animal Crossing: New Horizons turnips storage works?

We get information that there is a weird issue with Animal Crossing: New Horizons Turnips storage, in that you will not be able to store them anywhere. Also, you will not be able to whack them in your home storage whatsoever, however you are able to drop them on the floor in your home  or around your home, rest of the island.

We think that this is to avoid you from forgetting the turnips you purchased just days previously, however does not become a bit of an inconvenience, especially if you do not want to waste a precious pocket slot for turnips. If you are still wondering whether you are able to plant turnips in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, of course it is impossible.

Also, it is worth noting that Turnips place around your island is going to be seen by Isabelle. So, the island rating system is trash. You will be unable to achieve or maintain a 5-star rating with turnips lying around.