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This pale root comes in a few different forms including a variety known as parsley root. This vegetable has a root that tastes like parsnip but tops that taste just like parsley.

Growing Parsnips

Parsnip root development is best when seeds are sown in the final growing position. They are however notoriously difficult to grow so you may like to germinate them in punnets indoors and then transplant them either as soon as they germinate or when they have their first true leaves.

Harvesting Parsnips

Using Parsnips

Parsnips are usually roasted, boiled or steamed.

Parsnip Nutrition

Parsnips contain useful amounts of vitamin C, folic acid, fibre and some minerals including potassium and copper. They also contain small amounts of Vitamin E.

Parsnip Storage

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