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Australia's finest range of heirloom seeds since 1986

Parsnip

Hollow Crown

Old favourite, best known Australian variety for 150 years, long smooth white pointed root, tender, fine flavour. Pre 1852. 65-135 days.

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Eden Seeds
Packet (100 seeds) $3.70
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General information:

Parsnip

Pastinaca sativa

Known in the Mediterranean from ancient times. Best steamed and popular baked. Grows in a similar fashion to carrot with deep friable soil. Ensure germination by pressing soil and keeping moist, cover soil with paper up to 3 weeks, matures by 21 weeks. Frost improves flavour.

230-400 seeds per gram

Parsnip planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:Mar-May
Subtropic:Feb-Sep
Mild:Jul-Mar
Cold/Frost:Aug-Feb
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:8-10
Row space cm:35-50
Depth cm:0.5-1
Best soil temp:6-21 °C
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:230-400
Rate per hectare:5-6kg
Average days to maturity:120-140
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
There are no shipping
restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Parsnip seed count is 230-400 seeds per gram. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.

  

 

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