Brown's GYO Albion Parsnips - BROWNS PET RANGE

Brown's GYO Albion Parsnips

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Parsnip Albion

Albion has a very white skin finish which is noticeably slower to discolour. Roots are an obovate root shape which taper nicely, filling well down the root length, making it suitable for retail trade and also popular for processing. Produces heavy weight yields and is suitable for early/main season sowing with lifting from autumn to mid-winter. 

Sowing & Harvest Times

March to May

Where to Sow

Sow thinly direct into the growing site 2cm (¾") deep in rows 45cm (18in) apart. Try to choose a stone free tilth growing site. Parsnips can take up to 8 weeks to germinate depending on soil temperatures. You are better to delay sowings if soils are wet and cold.

What to do Next

Do not transplant seedlings. As soon as seedlings appear, they should be gradually thinned until plants are 10cm 4in) apart. Hoe regularly, taking care not to damage the crown of the root.


September to February

Handy Tip

If growing for exhibition, wanting long straight roots, bore deep holes with a long bar and fill with a sandy compost mix and sow 2-3 seeds per station, then thin to the strongest seedling.

Nutritional Values

A good source of energy boosting carbohydrates and high in vitamin C and potassium.

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