Parsnip Seeds - Harris Model

Parsnip Seeds - Harris Model

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $9.49
1/4 Pound $22.09 ($5.52/ounce) 42% Savings
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  • Long, slim shape with a sweet flavor
  • Mild, sweet flavor
  • Reliable producer
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size Up to 15 inches long
Growth Habit Multi-Branching

Flavor Profile Sweet; Slightly Spicy; Hint of Nuttiness
Plant Characteristics Root Vegetable
Use Culinary
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, Sauce/Paste, Slicing

About Parsnip Seeds - Harris Model

Pastinaca sativa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

A classic Heirloom Parsnip, Harris Model has been a favorite of home gardeners for generations! Sweet, with a distinctive "nutty" flavor, parsnips can take the place of carrots in many recipes.

Planting Information

Planting Parsnip Seeds - Harris Model

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 3 to 5 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 days
View our Parsnip Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 132
1 Ounce 7,500
1/4 Pound 30,000

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