WK Parsnip 'Palace'

WK Parsnip 'Palace'

5.20

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.

BAKE – BOIL – ROAST – STEAM – SOUPS – STEWS – CASSEROLES

SOWING DIRECTIONS

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

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