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Parsnip Hollow Crown Seeds

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Parsnip Hollow Crown Seeds - Irish Plants Direct
 
This popular winter vegetable is an old variety with long tapered roots with a creamy white skin and an excellent sweet flavour they can be left in the ground over winter.
 
Seed Qty 400
 
☀️ Sow February - May
☀️ Germination 10 - 28 days
☀️ Loam or sandysoil that's acidic, alkaline or neutral 
☀️ Harvest October - February
☀️ Companion Plants Radish, beans, garlic, pea, and peppers
☀️ Harvest after the foliage begins to die down lift the crop as required. The taste is improved after a frost
☀️ A good source of vitamin C
☀️ Use boiled, mashed or roasted
 
Parsnips need a deep fertile soil that was manured for a previous crop they are not fussy about soil type but grow best on a light soil.
They are easy to grow and require very little attention however germination is slow so patience is required.
 
Sow from February - May planting 3 seeds 1.2cm deep every 15cm in rows 25cm apart. When the seedlings emerge thin to leave one plant per station. Water regularly during dry spells.
 
 
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