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My parsnips stalks are 3ft gig and seeding, however the parsnips are only 1/2 inch big. It's possibly due to the rain we've had. Do I cut them down, so the parsnip can get bigger or should I leave it alone. Please help.



Tend to agree with Snoopdog, if the tops are 3 foot tall and seeding you are not going to get a decent parsnip out of them. The weather has been so odd this year a lot of plants, including vegetables are confused (as are us humans).

13 Jun, 2012


Handle with care, especially if (big if, I know) it is very sunny. Parsnips CAN produce the same substances as giant hogweed.

14 Jun, 2012

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