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All American Parsnip

Roots Fatten Up Early

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.
  • 14694
  • pack of 300 seeds
  • $2.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Pastinaca sativa 'All-American Parsnip'; Family: Umbelliferae/Apiaceae (Carrot Family)
  • Height: 12 - 24 inches.
  • Spacing: 2 - 3 inches between plants, 18 - 30 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1/2 -- 3/4 inches.
  • Spread: 12 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Smooth, slender, tapering roots. Sweet, fine-grained. Hollow crowned, white skin and white flesh.
  • Days To Maturity: 105 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9.
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days.
  • Form: Annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, light, rich, stone-free soil. Loose soil is important for well-formed roots.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 300 seeds per packet, 1 oz. is approximately 7,000 seeds.
  • Pruning: N/A
  • Size: 10 - 12 inches long X 3 inches diameter.
  • Comments: Keeps peak quality for months. Stores well. Well-shaped shoulders, delicate flavor. Free from side roots, small core. High sugar. Extra sweet when dug in Fall.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A-4A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
4B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
8A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
9A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
10A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
Last Order Date 6/14/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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