(Pastinaca sativa L.) Biennial spicy vegetable plant of the Apiaceae family. Up to 30 cm high. Cold-resistant, moisture- and photophilous, frost-resistant. Grows well in humus-rich, neutral soils. Sow in early spring in well-lit areas. Seeding rate 0.4-0.5 g/m2. Seeding depth 1.5-2 cm. Row spacing 20-30 cm. Seeds germinate in 3-4 weeks. Seedlings are thinned out, leaving 10-15 cm between plants.
Parsnip grows especially slowly for the first 2 months, therefore it requires careful care: loosening, weeding, watering is not frequent, but plentiful (10 liters of water per 1 m2). On hot days, parsnip leaves emit burning essential oils that can cause skin burns, so it is best to take care of the crops early in the morning or late in the evening. Root crops are harvested late in the fall, but before the onset of frost. Stored in sand at high humidity and low temperature.
Number of seeds in one package: 5g.