Heirloom Organic Parsnip - All American - Seeds (25)
All American Parsnip is a cool-weather biennial grown as an annual. Parsnips taste best if brought to harvest in cool weather. Sow parsnip seed directly in the garden 2 to 3 weeks before the average date of the last frost in spring. In warm-winter regions, parsnips can be planted in autumn. || Description. Parsnip is a creamy white root that grows from 4 to 9 inches long, similar to a carrot in appearance and tasty like a celery heart. The parsnip is a biennial grown as an annual.
A rosette of celery like leaves grow from the top of the fleshy root. Yield. Plant 10 parsnips per household member. Site. Parsnips prefer full sun but will tolerate partial shade. Grow parsnips in soil that has been turned to 12 inches deep where all lumps and rocks have been removed so that roots do not split and fork. Parsnip prefers a soil pH of 6.0 to 6.8. Prepare planting beds two to three months in advance adding well-aged compost.
Add manure only if it is aged; manure too fresh will cause root crops to fork. Planting time. Parsnips require a long, cool growing season where the average temperature is between 45°F and 75°F. Parsnips will tolerate cold and freezing temperatures at both the start and end of their growing time. Sow parsnip seed directly in the garden 2 to 3 weeks before the average date of the last frost in spring. In warm-winter regions, parsnips can be planted in autumn.
Planting and spacing. Sow parsnip seeds ½ inch deep and 1 inch apart in wide rows; thin seedlings to 3 to 4 inches apart. Space rows 18 to 24 inches apart. Thin seedlings after they develop two true leaves; cut off thinned seedlings at soil level to avoid disturbing remaining seedlings. Thinning is important; parsnips require adequate space for root development. Hardy organics an extension of life's a garden our family farm grows and picks all the seeds and processes them ourselves from only the finest examples of each plant and every seed comes straight from our own stock and is carefully chosen for the best qualities for each variety and for their success in growing for you! We are a tiny business ran by a small 3 person family, my wife and I and our 4 year old son and all your purchases help us to take care of our family and to help provide only the best for you and your family by working hard we hope we can earn your business and trust and give you an amazing experience, truly from the bottom of our hearts thank you so much we know we aren't a big company so we strive to give you only the best and your purchases make it so we can continue working our hardest for your quality foods and to allow us to raise the plants we love and our small happy family so thank you truly for helping us to make all this a reality we could not do this without all of you, from the bottom of our hearts thank you!