Parsnip- Guernsey

Pastinaca sativa

Standard seed packet, 70 seeds

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Parsnip- Guernsey

Pastinaca sativa

  • Good for shallow soil
  • French heirloom

French heirloom variety from the 1820's.  Plants form short to medium sized, creamy white, large topped, tapered roots.  Good variety for shallow soil.  Excellent nutty flavour.  Popular variety for roasting.  Also known as 'Half Long'. 

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Late winter, spring and summer
Germination: 14-21 days @ 10-21°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing: 35cm
Plant Spacing: 15cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 110-135 days
*Notes: Frost improves flavour.

(Product number: G4-12)
Seeds per gram: 300 seeds

SKU G4-12
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Pastinaca sativa
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 70 seeds
Seeds per gram: 300

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