The best long parsnip for exhibition which can be grown to extraordinary size. Good flavour and cooking quality. Row 12m (40′). Recommended for exhibition. Large rooted, traditional type.
Sowing instructions : 50
Sow thinly February-May, where they are to crop, 1.5cm (½”) deep, directly into finely-prepared, light, fertile soil, which has already been watered. Allow 40cm (16″) between rows. Early sowings may benefit from cloche protection. Seedlings usually appear in 14-32 days. Thin plants to 20cm (8″) apart. Replace any dislodged soil. Water well until plants are established. Leave roots in the ground until required, as they improve after exposure to autumn frosts. Harvest: October-February.