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Parsnip Hollow Crown

$3.30

Large, tapering roots. Creamy, tender, and sweet-flavoured. A popular roasted vegetable, or add to winter soups and stews. Rich source of vitamin C and folate.

Features

  • Long harvest
  • Very sweet
  • Stores well in ground

Position

Full sun

How

Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down well and keep moist. Avoid overcrowding by thinning out and discarding excess seedlings when 4-5 weeks old.

Care

Cultivate soil well before sowing as deep, well-drained soils give best results. Add Yates Blood & Bone to soil before sowing to help ensure a good crop. Begin pulling roots early to extend the harvest. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Great companion plant for beans, onions family, corn, cucumber, radish & tomatoes. To aid germination, maintain even moisture by laying a plank of wood over row. Remove after germination.