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Parsnip White Gem Seeds

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Parsnip White Gem Seeds - Irish Plants Direct
 
This hardy winter vegetable produces high yields of wedge shaped white roots with smooth skins and a sweet flavour they can be left in the ground over winter.
A good canker resistant variety. 
 
Seed Qty 500
 
☀️ Sow February - May
☀️ Germination 10 - 28 days
☀️ Loam or sandy soil thats 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 flavour is improve 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.
 
Mr Fothergills Range Seeds 

 

 

 
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