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White Gem

Clean white skin, broad rounded shoulders, medium length root, fine flavour. English heirloom. 120 days.

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Select Organic (certified ACO 10457)
Packet (100 seeds) $4.00

General information:


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
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
Seed savers needed
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
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