November 28, 2016 00:10

How to grow parsnips .

Pasternak - spice plant, very similar to parsley.In the food consumed and the "tops" and "roots", but basically it is grown because of the powerful fragrant roots, which can be added to any dish.

Pasternak - a biennial plant.In the first year of his growing leaves and white - yellow root, which can be stored in the basement in the winter.In the second year the bushes, which have remained in the ground for the winter, bloom, and then we can collect seeds from them.In winter, the bushes are left for further flowering, you need a good shelter straw before it by removing all the leaves.They should be cut to a height of 5 cm from the ground.

Pasternak very unpretentious to the composition of the ground, it grows even on very poor soils.The main condition to parsnips grown large and tasty - a lot of sun and regular watering.The flower bed, where it is planned to grow parsnips, you can add a little compost, about 4-5 kg ​​per square meter.Compost it is necessary to make a winter, so that he cou
ld further perepret.If you do not make it to spring, and, instead of a large root, you get a large mass of green.Sow parsnips can before winter or early spring, in mid-April.Pasternak is not too different active germination of seeds, so before planting they should be soaked in a special composition, contributes to a better germination - "Appin" or the like.

Pasternak sown in ridges, broken at a distance of 15-20 cm from each other.He shoots 20-25 days, and when it is formed on the 2-3 true leaf, it should be thinned out.The distance between individual plants should be at least 10 cm.

Pasternak must be regularly watered and loosen.Watering produce better in the evening, when the sun is not so active.If watering is done in the morning, then in the beds quickly formed dry earthen crust.The parsnip leaves a lot of essential oils, which on a sunny day can even cause skin burns.Therefore, weeding is done too late in the afternoon.

5 Dig out the roots of parsnip in late September or October.Prior to bookmark parsnip in the basement must be a few days to dry in a dry ventilated area.

summer food can add herbs parsnip, but do not hold to much.Spicy specific aroma can drown out the smell and taste of other products.

sure to plant in their area parsnips.In addition, you diversify your table new tastes and flavors, it also deter intruders from the area - ants, aphids, caterpillars.