PN583A - White Spear
From the breeders of Lancer, this improved parsnip has better uniformity in shape with a deep crown set and broad, round shoulders. The roots are very white with smooth skins and a fine, mellow flavour that is gorgeous as a roasted vegetable or simply chopped into soups and stews. It has very good storage ability both in the ground and in cold storage. The ideal size for harvest is 28cm (11"), but the roots will keep growing if left in the ground. White Spear parsnip is the best choice for early spring planting and harvesting in early summer.
Take caution during sunny weather: touching the plant may cause skin burns.
Matures in 120 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)
- Very white roots
- Smooth skins
- Matures in 120 days
- Open pollinated seeds
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How To Grow
The flavour of parsnips becomes sweeter after frost. They are a very versatile vegetable in the kitchen to fry, roast, steam, mash, or bake. Parsnips take their time becoming large in the garden, but then they can be harvested as needed since they store in the ground so well. Follow along with this handy how to grow parsnips guide and grow food.