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Parsnip Seeds - Countess F1
£1.79
Parsnip Seeds - Countess F1

Parsnip Seeds - Countess F1

Pastinaca sativa

A vigorous and disease resistant hybrid, bearing heavy crops of uniform, high quality white parsnips. Reliable in a variety of soils and seasons and has a very good taste and texture. Row 4m (13'). RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Uniform, improved parsnip with increasing sweetness. Maturing time approximately 32-36 weeks from sowing. This variety trialled, tested and recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

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High quality, heavy cropper

A vigorous and disease resistant hybrid, bearing heavy crops of uniform, high quality white parsnips. Reliable in a variety of soils and seasons and has a very good taste and texture. Row 4m (13'). RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Uniform, improved parsnip with increasing sweetness. Maturing time approximately 32-36 weeks from sowing. This variety trialled, tested and recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

Colour:Other

Resistance to Disease:True

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:31-40cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:True

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Soil Type:SANDY

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:False

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:True

Hardy Annual:True

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

Excellent roots can be grown on fertile ground which has been well dug during winter. Sow seeds March-April in drills drawn 30-38cm (12-15") apart. Thin seedlings to 15-20cm (6-8") apart. Lift the roots as required. Exposure to frost improves the flavour.

HEALTH BENEFITS: Contains vitamin C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron) and Potassium (Regulates heart rhythm, nerve impulses and muscle function) as well as being a good source of energy boosting starchy carbohydrates. COOKING HINT: Tasty when roasted with meat dishes, or boil and mash with butter and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

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