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March 28, 2009

Parsnip Varieties

Filed under: root veg — Tags: , — TopVeg @ 9:41 pm

*Avonresister*

    * small conical roots
    * good mini-veg – grown at close spacings, 3in.
    * good canker resistance

*Countess*

    * vigorous , heavy cropper
    * uniform, high quality,smooth-skinned, sweet roots
    * good tolerance to canker

*Dagger *

    * smooth skinned, bayonet shaped, tender roots
    * suitable for mini veg
    * good canker resistance

*Excalibur *

    * smooth, almost bleached white-skinned roots with creamy flesh of
      sweet flavour
    * good tolerance against canker
    * good storage properties

*Gladiator*

    * fast maturing, vigorous
    * consistent high quality flesh, silky-smooth white skin, sweet
    * good yield
    * high resistance to canker

*Javelin *

    * good quality roots of smooth skin and good flavour
    * good canker resistance
    * high yields
    * good resistance to ‘fanging’ (forking of the roots)

*Tender & True*

    * long roots of mixed size
    * vigorous
    * good canker resistance

*White spear*

    * smooth skin
    * good colour

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