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PARSNIP Cobham Improved

Pastinaca sativa

Stock: Available

$3.50

Family: Apiaceae

Characteristics: Annual root vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx 30

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Highly recommended Cobham Improved is an outstanding later maturing variety with the sweetest flavour of all the parsnips. Highly nutritious the 20cm long smooth roots have a sweet nutty flavour which are ideal in stews, soups, roasted or stemmed.

Adaptable to most garden soils in a sunny position. Avoid deformed roots by planting them in loose soil free from stones or rocks.

Tropical: Late Summer through to Early Spring
Temperate: Late Winter through to Early Autumn
Cool: Late Winter through to Late Summer

Sow: 6 mm deep
Best sown direct in shallow drills.
Plant space: 10-15 cm
Row Space: 30-40 cm

Germination: 21-28 days
Maturity: 15-20 weeks

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