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Parsnip 'Tender and True' (Organic)

A delicious old variety with long white roots, which grow well and mature at different times.
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1000 seeds

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
45cm (18in)
Common name
Parsnip
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
1000 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
15cm (6in)
Cultivation
Direct sow in lines or blocks April-June, 15-20cm (6-8in) between rows. It is slow to germinate, so good to intersow with radish as a marker plant. Thin to 10cm.

Description

A delicious old variety with long white roots, which grow well and mature at different times, making it handy for us domestic growers/cooks.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Care Tips

Fresh seed should be purchased each year, as they have a very short vitality. Seeds germinate slowly. Mulch after planting to keep soil warm and moist. Plant radishes alongside in order to mark the row.