PARSNIP – Hollow Crown

$2.95

Sweet parsnips with firm roots and a thin skin

If you love growing heirloom veg, then this is probably one of the oldest varieties you will find. Parsnips much like these were eaten by the Romans, and in the middle ages, they were a firm favourite. Despite various plant breeding efforts, the sweet flavour of this parsnip has yet to be beaten. Long before potatoes came to Europe from the new world, the parsnip was a staple food. Rediscover old-fashioned comfort food with these nutritious root vegetables.

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If you love growing heirloom veg, then this is probably one of the oldest varieties you will find. Parsnips much like these were eaten by the Romans, and in the middle ages, they were a firm favourite. Despite various plant breeding efforts, the sweet flavour of this parsnip has yet to be beaten. Long before potatoes came to Europe from the new world, the parsnip was a staple food. Rediscover old-fashioned comfort food with these nutritious root vegetables.

Days to Harvest

120-140 days

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Watering

Medium

Plant Spacing

10cm

Plant Height

15cm

Additional Features

Cool Season, Cuisine, Direct-Sow Seeds, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Heirloom

How to Sow

Parsnips are easy to grow and they’re not fussy about soil, but they won’t develop straight roots if they’re grown in stony soil. Once the soil is prepared, sow your seeds 5mm deep and keep moist until they germinate.

How to Harvest

Uproot your parsnips, wash off excess soil and remove the leaves by grabbing and twisting. Stored in a plastic bag, they can remain fresh for months in the refrigerator.

Common Name:PARSNIP - Hollow Crown
Scientific Name:Pastinaca sativa
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 400
Germination Time:20-30 days
Days to Harvest:120-140 days
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Plant Height:15cm
Plant Spacing:10cm
Sow Depth:5mm
Row Spacing:30cm
Cool Sow:Aug-Feb
Warm Sow:Jul-Mar
Tropical Sow:Mar-Aug
Additional Features:Cool Season, Cuisine, Direct-Sow Seeds, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Heirloom
Growing Information

How to Sow

Parsnips are easy to grow and they’re not fussy about soil, but they won’t develop straight roots if they’re grown in stony soil. Once the soil is prepared, sow your seeds 5mm deep and keep moist until they germinate.

How to Harvest

Uproot your parsnips, wash off excess soil and remove the leaves by grabbing and twisting. Stored in a plastic bag, they can remain fresh for months in the refrigerator.

Product Details
Common Name:PARSNIP - Hollow Crown
Scientific Name:Pastinaca sativa
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 400
Germination Time:20-30 days
Days to Harvest:120-140 days
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Plant Height:15cm
Plant Spacing:10cm
Sow Depth:5mm
Row Spacing:30cm
Cool Sow:Aug-Feb
Warm Sow:Jul-Mar
Tropical Sow:Mar-Aug
Additional Features:Cool Season, Cuisine, Direct-Sow Seeds, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Heirloom