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Characteristics: Annual root vegetable
Seed per packet: 50
Hollow Crown has a long tapered root to 30 cm, with a shoulder 5-8 cm wide and an excellent flavour. Parsnips have been cultivated in Europe for over 500 years. It is a nutritious root vegetable with a sweet nut-like flavour. Use parsnips like carrots, in soups and stews, or steamed or baked.
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