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Pastinaca sativa ‘Tender and True parsnip’

Parsnip

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Features

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

Description

Pastinaca sativa ‘Tender and True parsnip’ (Parsnip). Very long swollen roots cream-white in colour of mixed size.

Characteristics

Biennial, Vegetable

Origin

Britain

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

Fairly easy to grow.

Propagation

Propagate from fresh seed sown in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Carrot fly and Celery fly.

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