Photo by Melody

PlantFiles: Parsnip
Pastinaca sativa 'Hollow Crown'

Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pastinaca (pas-tin-NAY-kuh) (Info)
Species: sativa (sa-TEE-vuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Hollow Crown

One vendor has this plant for sale.

6 members have or want this plant for trade.


Unknown - Tell us

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Click thumbnail
to view:

By trifunov
Thumbnail #1 of Pastinaca sativa by trifunov


No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral trifunov On Oct 21, 2004, trifunov from Brandon, MS (Zone 8a) wrote:

These are hard to germinate, and should be soaked for 24hrs before sowing. Germination takes about 21 days. Harvest after 65-135 days. Sow outside 4-6 weeks before last spring frost, spacing plants 4in apart. Can also be grown as a fall crop and left in the ground until harvested.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Brodhead, Kentucky

We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.

Hope for America