Parsnips are a very reliable winter root vegetable. They have a distinct nutty flavour and sweetness and are very versatile in the kitchen. In Roman times they were believed to be an aphrodisiac and they were often used as a source of sugar before cane and beet sugars were available. Parsnips are a member of the cow parsley family along with carrot, dill, fennel and parsley. Treat as carrots in your rotation.
How to Grow Parsnips
Sow parsnips from February to May. On light soils Tender and True are a very good variety whilst White Gem would be better for