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Pastinaca sativa ‘Lisbonnais parsnip’

Parsnip

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitUpright rosette
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Pastinaca sativa ‘Lisbonnais parsnip’ (Parsnip). This variety produces a heavy crop the root is cream in colour and smooth in texture.

Characteristics

Biennial, Vegetable

Origin

Britain

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

Harvesting may start in Mid autumn. Harvesting may end in Late winter.

Propagation

Propagate from fresh seed sown in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Carrot fly and celery fly.

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