Parsnip 'All American'

Pastinaca sativa

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

Category:

Vegetables

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

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Foliage Color:

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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Where to Grow:

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Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Bloom Size:

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Bloom Time:

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Other details:

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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

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Lawndale, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 7, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

130 days -- The flesh is fine-grained, tender, and white with a sweet flavor. The roots are uniform and smooth with shoulders that are thick, 2-1/2 to 3 inches across and tapering to 10 to 12 inch long. This variety has high a sugar content and stores well in the root cellar or the ground.

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