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Heirloom Harris Model Parsnip Seeds - Individual Seed Pack

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Heirloom Harris Model Parsnips

Botanical Name: Pastinaca sativa
Plant Type: Biennial root vegetable, usually grown as an annual
Size: 36 inches; roots up to 20 inches long
Sun Exposure: Full sun, but will tolerate part shade
Temperature: 45-70 F
Soil Type: Loose, fertile, loamy
Soil pH: Slightly acidic to neutral (6.0 to 7.0)
Hardiness Zones: 2–9
Diseases: Stems and foliage can cause skin rash

Sow the seeds about .5" apart and .5" deep into thoroughly loosened soil. They can be planted as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring. Once the seeds start to sprout, thin the plants to a spacing of 3 - 6" apart. When thinning, cut off the plants at ground level rather than pulling them.
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