Parsnip- Hollow Crown

Pastinaca sativa

Rated 4/5 based on 2 reviews.

Standard seed packet, 70 seeds

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Parsnip- Hollow Crown

Pastinaca sativa

  • Root vegetable
  • Long tapered roots

Very popular variety. Long cream-white tapered roots. Excellent flavour. Can be eaten raw or cooked; excellent steamed or baked.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Late winter, spring and summer
Row Spacing: 35cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Hardiness: Hardy
Days to Maturity/flowering: 80-135 days
*Notes: Frost improves flavour.

(Product number: D1-12)
Seeds per gram: 300 seeds

SKU D1-12
Botanical name: Pastinaca sativa
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 70 seeds
Seeds per gram: 300


By: on 10 May 2016
The germination rate was good, but the vigour, root size and quality was highly variable. The well sized roots were delicious though - I only wish I'd left them in the ground to go to seed!

A little tougher than in the shops

By: on 22 March 2016
Not sure if its how i grew them or the variety but it was a little bit tougher than normal

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