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Parsnip Countess F1 - Seeds

Parsnip Countess F1 - Seeds
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Price:  £1.50
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Availability:  

  

1 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  200 seeds approx


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Sow:  March to May


Main crop variety with a superb flavour and smooth white skin. High yielding and disease resistant. A great show bench variety.

Sow March- May, thinly direct into the growing site 2cm deep in rows 45cm apart. Cover early sowings with cloches. If early sowings don't germinate it may be too cold so try again April-May when weather is warmer.

When seedlings appear thin so remaining plants are 10cm apart. 

Hoe regularly to keep weeds at bay but take care not to damage the crown of the parsnips

Harvest September to February

 


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.