CERTIFIED ORGANIC! Tender and True parsnip seeds produce smooth, white roots that can be harvested all winter in mild areas. In cold root storage they can last up to six months. This is the variety planted for exhibition parsnips — carefully cultivated ones can be extremely long. They are nearly coreless and have a sweet, delicious flavour. This heirloom variety is a winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit, and has good resistance to canker.
Take caution during sunny weather: touching the plant may cause skin burns.
Matures in 150 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)
The flavour of parsnips becomes sweeter after frost. They are a very versatile vegetable in the kitchen to fry, roast, steam, mash, or bake. Parsnips take their time becoming large in the garden, but then they can be harvested as needed since they store in the ground so well. Follow along with this handy how to grow parsnips guide and grow food.