Long, tapered roots are noticeably whiter and slower to discolor than . While attractive, it is important to note that whiter varieties tend to have less disease resistance. NOP-compliant pelleting. Avg. 5,500 seeds/lb. Packet: 250 seeds.
Creamy, wedge-shaped roots 3 in. across, 10-12 in. long. Extra-sweet flavor and fine texture, uniform in size. Dig in fall for storage or leave in the ground till spring. 105 DAYS. If the current shipping season is closed, your order will ship at the proper time in the next season.
Produces lots of tender white parsnips with mild, delicate flavor. A good, frost-resistant keeper. Extra sweet when dug in fall. $3.99
120 days. Cobham Improved is an outstanding later maturing variety. Its roots grow to 8 inches and it is exceptionally high in sugars, which results in a wonderful melt-in-your-mouth flavor. Many Americans serve parsnips glazed with brown sugar and fruit juice at Christmas. Selected for vigorous germination, resistance to canker, and smooth skins even in heavier soils.
110 days. You'll be impressed from the start with Gladiator's quick germination and vigorous early growth. The vitamin-rich, cream colored roots have a clean parsnipy sweetness that makes it the most flavor-packed parsnip we've had the pleasure to eat. The smooth tapered roots reach 7 inches when they're ready for the kitchen. Try Gladiator in stews or grated in salads. Seed is from England.
The Guernsey variety was the most popular parsnip of the 19th century. Introduced prior to the 1850's, this variety is medium-long, and has thick shoulders and smooth white skin. Flavorful flesh gets even sweeter after a good frost in autumn. In 1898, Nebraska Seed Company of Omaha said, "As name indicates, not as long as the Hollow Crown. Quality very sweet and delicate." We are glad to bring you this great old treasure.
Delicious, tender, white, 12-inch roots have a sweet flavor; refined in appearance. Great boiled, fried, or used in "Parsnip Bread". A good producer and popular variety.
Tasty white long roots with sweet flavor; harvest after frost; a standard in all fall gardens. A popular variety in the 1820's with very long roots.
Slim, smooth, tapered roots. Like but with added vigor, making it earlier and larger. Same high quality and canker resistance. High-germinating seeds. Also available pelleted. Avg. 101,200 seeds/lb. Packet: 350 seeds.
110 days. Javelin is uniform and high-yielding, producing slender, 8 inch, wedge-shaped roots that are smooth-skinned and easy to clean. Creamy ivory flesh is tasty and sweet, wonderful in winter stews or simply sliced and roasted with a touch of salt. Resistant to canker.
Smooth, almost bleached, white-skinned roots with creamy flesh and the sweetest flavor. The roots are shallow crowned, making very good weight. Good resistance to canker. 180 days.
The world's first hybrid parsnip. Earliest maturing, consistent high quality, silky-smooth white skin. Very good canker resistance and true sweet parsnip flavor. Excellent for exhibition. 180 days.
Latin name: Pastinaca sativa GB Cultural info: CW,WW / Matures 12-15 / Harvest to 26 / Yield 119-479/ Spacing 4 / Area 12 Seed code: N Seeds per pkt: 180 Description: 80 days. Jem and Meredith Klein have been growing a parsnip variety called The Student for years in their Northern California garden, and saving seed. The original variety was bred and cultivated in England. Instead of the cloudy skies and cool summers of Britain, their strain has become adapted to hot summers, dry weather, and heavy soil–challenging conditions for parsnips. The Kleins homeschooled son Oak helped raise this new…
The long, slender, smooth roots have improved uniformity and substantially better tolerance to canker than Harris Model. Very sweet. High germination rate. Seeds: 180
100-110 days. ”Unusually vigorous and productive variety boasts extra wide roots, especially toward the shoulders. Snow-white roots are nonetheless sweet, crisp, and nutty tasting; very smooth and uniform.