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October 13, 2008

Bayonet Shaped Parsnips

Filed under: root veg — Tags: — TopVeg @ 8:02 pm

John has grown these magnificent bayonet shaped parsnips on his allotment in Yorkshire.



There are 3 main shapes of Parsnip – (Latin name – Pastinaca sativa ssp. sativa)

  • bulbous types with rounded shoulders
  • wedge types which are broad and long
  • bayonet types which are long and narrow


The bayonet parsnip above is 10″ or 26 cm long! John boasts that these parsnips are just the
thinnings! The final crop of bayonet shaped parsnips will be much larger!

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