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Days To Maturity : 100
Germination Days : 15-28
Planting Depth : 1/2
Seed Code : GB
Seeds Per Packet : 180
Spacing : 4
When To Plant : Spring
When To Plant : Summer
19 PKTs Available
Tender and True Parsnip VPA-4740

PKT

180
Seeds

Fine-flavored old English variety

that has become unavailable in recent years.

Truly delicious roasted or braised, with a very sweet rich flavor and tender texture.

The crew at our research garden grew this so that we can offer it to you again. We are pleased to be able to contribute to parsnip diversity, which translates to food security! (Note: in our paper catalog this variety is listed with an incorrect item number, VPA-4735, which is Turga Parsnip.)

BOTANICAL NAME: Pastinaca sativa

GROWING INSTRUCTIONS:

Soak seeds overnight. Plant 4" apart in deeply dug, rock free soil that is well composted. Do not use fresh manure or nitrogen as rich soil causes hairy, forked roots. Water and weed seedlings until established, then requires little care. The flavor is improved by a light frost, and best if left in soil to overwinter, and harvested as needed. Plant in Spring for Fall harvest, in mild-Winter areas plant in Fall for Spring crop.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: C, W/Matures 15/Harvest 4-8+/Yield 119-479/Spacing 4"

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Easy to grow, tolerates hot weather, tolerates winter cold, stores well

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