Vegetable Cultivar Descriptions for North America – Parsnip

Lists 1-27 Combined

Edited by Philipp W. Simon

USDA/ARS, Department of Horticulture
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706

Andover – Breeder: University Minnesota, D. Davis. Resistance: brown canker.

Fullback (St-12) – Breeder and vendor: Dessert Seed Co. Parentage: selection out of Short Thick. Characteristics: open pollinated, uniform short root with thick shoulder. Similar: Short Thick. Adaptation: wide. 1980.

Smooth White – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Company, Detroit. Parentage: selection from Long White Dutch. Similar: Long White Dutch. Characteristics: long tapering roots, 8-10″; very white parsnip. Ferry-Morse Seed Company Desc. List. 1950.