Parsnip
Pastinaca sativa 'Hollow Crown'

Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pastinaca (pas-tin-NAY-kuh) (Info)
Species: sativa (sa-TEE-vuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Hollow Crown

Category:

Vegetables

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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Brodhead, Kentucky

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On Oct 21, 2004, trifunov from Brandon, MS (Zone 8a) wrote:

These are hard to germinate, and should be soaked for 24hrs before sowing. Germination takes about 21 days. Harvest after 65-135 days. Sow outside 4-6 weeks before last spring frost, spacing plants 4in apart. Can also be grown as a fall crop and left in the ground until harvested.