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Parsnip 'Hollow Crown'

700 seeds. 120 days. Pastinaca sativa. Biennial.


Parsnip 'Hollow Crown' has 12-inch, pale cream-colored roots that are sweeter after a frost. They are very tasty steamed and sauteed with butter. This 1879 American heirloom is suitable for cold storage. Parsnip leaves are not edible. 


Sowing Parsnip Seeds:


Soak seeds overnight and sow 3 weeks before the last frost date outside. Sow 1/2 inch deep, 4 inches apart in rows 16 inches apart. Keep the soil moist as germination is slow. Full sun.

Parsnip 'Hollow Crown'

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