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About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Time needed to reach transplant size:
When to transplant to garden:
4 weeks before to 4 weeks after last spring frost
When to sow outdoors:
2 to 4 weeks before last spring frost
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
50-70 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
after a few frosts but before the ground freezes
parsnips develop their best flavor after a few frosts; store in ground covered with a heavy mulch over winter, and harvest after the ground thaws in the spring
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