• Skirret

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    SPRING SHIPPING ONLY.
    Orders placed now will be shipped bare rooted April/May 2019. Pickup orders Brooktondale, NY Spring 2019.


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    Description

    Parsley/carrot relative. Clumping perennial, also self-sows. Forms clusters of edible roots that taste like parsnips. Once tops die to ground, dig to harvest roots to eat, then replant crown to grow again. Flowers attract beneficial insects.

    Scientific Name: Sium sisarum
    Plant Hardiness Zone: 5
    Fruit Size: Small root
    Harvest: Spring or fall roots, spring leaves
    Light: Full sun to partial shade
    Soil Composition: Sandy or loamy, not compacted, treat like carrot
    Soil Moisture: Prefers moist, can be seasonally wet, or pond edge
    Taste: Parsnip-like

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