This versatile vegetable is very popular in Europe and delicious when used for mash, soups, stews or grated raw in salads. It is easy to grow and has large white roots with a subtle yet tasty flavour, similar to
celery. Stores well.
Sow thinly in rows 45cm (18”) apart. Cover lightly with 1.5cm (½in) of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Sow in a well prepared seed bed. Performs best in rich, deeply dug ground. When large enough thin to 25cm (10”) apart. Keep moist and weed free. Harvest: 12-16 weeks from sowing. Leave in ground until required or lift and store in a cool, frost free place.
When To Plant
Late Summer & Autumn, Spring to early Summer in cool regions.
When to Sow/Plant
well cultivated, well drained
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