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Pastinaca sativa ‘The Student parsnip’

Parsnip

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Features

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

Description

Pastinaca sativa ‘The Student parsnip’ (Parsnip). Swollen long cream-white tapered root.

Characteristics

Biennial, Vegetable

Origin

Britain

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

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

Cultivation

Harvesting may start in Mid autumn. Harvesting may end in Mid winter. Fairly easy to grow.

Propagation

Propagate from fresh seed sown in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Carrot fly celery fly.

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