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Parsnips White Gem

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Parsnips White Gem

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Easy to grow.  This variety performs well on heavier soilsMore details below.



Parsnips White Gem

  • Sweet and tender roots - Roots are medium-long.
  • Parsnips are easy to grow even on poorer soils and are winter hardy.
  • Sow from March until mid May.
  • Row distance 35 cm or wider. Thin the plants later to a distance of 10-15cm.
  • The harvest starts in autumn but the taste improves after frost.
  • Can stay in the soil over winter.
  • Suitable for all soil types, performs best on clay.

500 seeds Cert. Org.(GB-ORG-6)

Roast Parsnip & Chestnut Salad

  • 500g parsnip - quartered
  • Olive oil
  • 200g  cooked and peeled whole chestnuts
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 1 tsp clear honey
  • Salad leaves or spinach

How to -

  • Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.
  • On a baking tray, toss the parsnips with some  oil, season and roast for 20 mins.
  • Remove from the oven and stir through the chestnuts and rosemary, then drizzle over the honey and roast for 10-15 mins more.
  • Leave to cool.
  • Toss the leaves with  oil and some seasoning, and pile onto a serving plate.
  • Top with the parsnips, chestnuts and any juices from the tray.
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