Hollow Crown parsnips are tender, white, carrot-like roots have a mild, sweet and nutty flavor. They can grow 12 inches long and 3 inches in diameter.

Cold temperatures change the starch into sugar making them sweeter.

Sow in fall for harvest the following spring. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 50°–70°F.

Hollow Crown Parsnip Seed

  • Germination

    10-25 days

    Days to Maturity

    95-125 days

    Plant Spacing

    2 inches


    Direct sow 4 months before first frost date

  • 150 seeds

    *filled by weight