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Parsnip Palace F1

Description

RHS Award

Palace F1 Parsnip is an established leader in the market place. It is a variety that produces an outstandingly high yield of smooth skinned roots with shallow crowns. It is an early to maincrop variety which shows some resistance to canker.

Parsnip is a particularly British vegetable because of its winter hardiness. Thankfully it is now reviving as a popular choice thanks to more imaginative uses in cooking. Roast with your Sunday joint or par-boil, roll in flour and Parmesan cheese and roast, delicious!

 

Product Part Number: 13413

Pack Size: 500 Seeds

Stock:

Price (Inc. VAT): £2.50

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When to sow
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

WHEN TO SOW

March to May

Where to Sow

Sow thinly direct into the growing site 2cm (¾"") deep in rows 45cm (18in) apart. Try to choose a stone free tilth growing site. Parsnips can take up to 8 weeks to germinate depending on soil temperatures. You are better to delay sowings if soils are wet and cold.

What to do Next

Do not transplant seedlings. A s soon as seedlings appear , they should be gradually thinned until plants are 10cm 4in) apart. Hoe regularly , taking care not to damage the crown of the root.

MATURITY

September to February

HANDY TIP

If growing for exhibition, wanting long straight roots, bore deep holes with a long bar and fill with a sandy compost mix and sow 2-3 seeds per station, then thin to the strongest seedling.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

A good source of energy boosting carbohydrates and high in vitamin C and potassium.

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