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Vegetable Description: A close relative of parsley root and carrots, the parsnip most likely originated in Europe, where it grew wild for centuries. The ruling class claimed this vegetable for their own, prizing it for its natural sweetness; desserts often featured the parsnip, and at one time it provided a source of sugar. Americans first experienced the parsnip in the 16th century, but it has remained primarily a European favorite.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Pastinaca sativa
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Vegetable Duration: Biennial
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 105
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 7500
Vegetable Height: 12” to 24”
Vegetable Spacing: 2 in to 4 in
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside in early spring. Can be fall planted. Plant about 2” apart and 1/2“ below soil surface. Can sow closer, then thin later. Rows should be spaced at 12”-18” apart.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow seed heads to dry on plants; then remove heads, break them open, and collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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