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PlantFiles: Parsnip
Pastinaca sativa 'Lancer'

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

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 4, 2012, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"hese parsnips reach about a foot long, with a creamy-beige skin and white flesh. They are slender and straight, which improves the quality of their flavor. They don't mind a touch of frost (and in fact they need a cold period to mature their flavor." Parks



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