Growing Parsnip

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11 Sep 10 angela seeckts (Australia - temperate climate)
Strange shaped parsnips and in the same garden bed, cauliflowers with leaves only. Can you tell me why?
12 Jul 14 Yuri (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Too much nitrogen
13 Sep 10 Kit (Australia - temperate climate)
My parsnips are a little undersized but ok. My Cauliflowers are leaves only as well. Anyone got any ideas? -Kit Houston
18 Jan 12 Derek (Australia - temperate climate)
Sounds likes excess nitrogen. Carrots and parsnip will split and deform with a lot of nitrogen in soil. Fruit/flowering plants including cauliflowers will produce a lot of foliage with nitrogen. Try to reduce heavy nitrogen based fertiliser for fruiting, flowering and root veg.
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