Parsnips require the full Saskatchewan growing season to reach a good size. The best parsnip production occurs on raised beds in a lighter soil. Harvesting after a good fall frost encourages sweetness.
- Albion (OS, ST)
- Andover Germplus (NOR) – Good yielding variety with long, thin roots.
- Harris Model (EFG, ST) – good yields of large sweet roots
- Hollow Crown (EFG) – exceptional yield sof uniform, medium sized roots
- Javelin (J, NOR) – High yielding variety with small cores
Visit the 2011 Vegetable Cultivar and Cultural Trials for the most current parsnip trials.