Parsnip 'White Gem' - National Trust SeedsPastinaca sativa

Hardy Annual

What is Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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High yielding with uniform smooth-skinned roots

Very reliable with excellent canker resistance

Stores well for use throughout winter

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Height Up to 45cm (18in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Annual

kitchen garden

sun or semi shade

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Description
Through sales generated from the National Trust seeds, a minimum of £7,500 will be given to the National Trust to help look after nature, beauty and history for everyone, forever.

A reliable variety with excellent canker resistance, Parsnip ‘White Gem’ produces a uniform crop of smooth-skinned, flavoursome roots in virtually any soil types. Cropping over a generously long season, sow successively and you can enjoy harvesting fresh parsnips throughout autumn and most of winter. A delicious sweet flavour and smooth texture makes this a fantastic variety for roasting, it’s also great for adding to soups and stews. Height and spread: 45cm (18”).

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Sowing

Direct sow parsnip seeds outdoors from mid spring to early summer, as soon as the ground is workable. Avoid sowing in cold or wet soils. Grow parsnips in a sunny position in stone-free, well prepared ground that has been deeply cultivated. Parsnips prefer a fertile, light, well drained soil.

Sow parsnip seeds thinly at a depth of 2cm (¾in) in drills 30cm (12") apart. Germination is slow and may take up to 28 days. When large enough to handle, thin out the seedlings within each row to 7cm (3in) apart or 10cm (4") apart if larger roots are required.

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Water well to encourage germination. Once germinated, parsnips should be watered only when necessary to keep the soil moist. Keep beds weed free at all times.

Harvest parsnips from late autumn through to January, as and when required. However, their flavour will be improved if they are left in the ground until exposed to frost. Alternatively lift and store parsnips in boxes of barely moist soil, peat or sand, and store in a cool place. Roots can be stored like this for up to 4 months. Loosen the soil around the roots with a fork before lifting them to avoid damaging the roots.

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