Johnsons Parsnip Palace SeedsPurchase Online
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The parsnip is native to Europe where it has been used as a vegetable since antiquity. Parsnips can be eaten raw, but more commonly they are baked, boiled, pureed, roasted, fried, steamed or added to stews, soups and casseroles for a rich flavour.
CAN BE USED IN:
BAKE – BOIL – ROAST – STEAM – SOUPS – STEWS – CASSEROLES
When: Spring through to Autumn, Winter too in warm northern areas.
Where: Directly into finely prepared soil in a garden bed or pot. Grow in sun or semishade in a rich well-prepared soil.
How Sow: Sow thickly as germination can be sporadic, 5mm (1/4in) deep, firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear in 21-28 days.
Care: Thin out to 15cm (6in) apart. Feed fortnightly with liquid fertiliser and keep well watered. Harvest: Harvest 18-20 weeks from sowing.
Harvest: 18 -20 weeks from sowing