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05 Mar 09 Kiwi (Australia - temperate climate)
Likely too much compost/Nitrogen. Carrots & Parsnips are root crops - so prefer high Phosphorus/low Nitrogen. My spring planted Parsnips+ Carrots turned out OK, but I had used some compost - one or two misshappen. Best to follow a brassica crop or other that will consume the Nitrogen.
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