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Parsnip Information

Parsnip

Parsnip

Pastinaca sativa

Similar in shape to a carrot but they are white in colour. Roasted in the oven they become sweeter and caramelize. Easy to grow, a true plant-and-forget vegetable.


Moon Planting Type: Root

Soil Type: Any Soil

Aspect: Any aspect

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Hardy

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)

Height:

Spread:

Parsnip Growing Notes

Sowing

Sow 1cm deep and 20cm between rows.

Pruning & Thining

Thin as required, water on a regular basis.

Harvesting

Harvest as the tops die off, the best flavour happens when the first frosts have got to the crop.

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Parsnip Varieties

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