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  • Seeds per Pack: 100

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Pastinaca sativa

Despite the rather misleading name, this heritage variety originated in France pre-1826 & is often known as Half Long due to its shorter roots. It has broad shoulders & attractive smooth white skin & is considered one of the best varieties for roasting with a delicious flavor. Guernsey is a firm favorite with many, it is considered to be one of the very best roasting varieties, this reliable, sweet root vegetable is making a comeback, with crop numbers increasing all over the world.

Outdoors in open ground – for straight Parsnips, the bed needs to have been deep dug & be free of stones. Once the seeds have germinated & shoots are visible, thin out to one parsnip seedling per position.

Germination Time (Days) 20 – 30
Harvest Time (Days) 120 – 140
Sowing Depth (mm) 5 – 10
Plant Spacing (cm) 5 – 10
Row Spacing (cm) 35 – 50
pH 5.5 – 7.5
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender Hardy
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Sow Direct
Seed Preparation