Parsnip 'Tender and True'

Parsnip 'Tender and True' is a delicious old variety or parsnip, with long white roots, which grows well and matures at different times, making it handy for us domestic growers/cooks. More
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Parsnip 'Tender and True' is a delicious old variety or parsnip, with long white roots, which grows well and matures at different times, making it handy for us domestic growers/cooks.

Genus Pastinaca sativa
Variety Tender and True
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Parsnip
Soil Type Fertile, Sandy
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 10cm (4in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow direct April - June in rows.
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.
Storing Store in the fridge for a month, or in a clamp or root box for 6 months.
Harvesting Parsnips are a long term crop, in the ground for about 8 months before harvesting in September-March, after the first frost. Either pull all and store, or harvest as required.
Cooking Notes Can be steamed, roasted or used in soup/stews/sauces.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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