Excellent canker resistance
A vigorous hybrid parsnip, producing an enviable crop of long, tapering, smooth-skinned roots, with excellent resistance to canker. And the flavour? - outstanding! Maturing time from sowing seed 32-36 weeks.
Sow end February-mid June. Advised minimum distances between rows 15cm (6"). Ideal distance between plants in the row 5cm (2"). Sow direct into finely raked soil when conditions are favourable in spring, then at 2-3 week intervals until, the end of mid-June.
Resistance to Disease:True
Aftercare - Easy:True
Aftercare - Moderate:False
Aftercare - High:False
RHS Award of Garden Merit:True
Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False
Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False
Likes Acidic Soil:False
Beds & Borders:True
Prefers Full Sun:True
Special varieties have been chosen which are particularly suitable for eating at a young stage when they are quite small. Eat them raw in salads, lightly steamed or used in stir-fry recipes. For best results you must ensure the soil is fertile and well prepared. Dig in garden compost or peat prior to sowing or planting and apply fertiliser between crops. 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.