How to Grow Parsnip

The parsnip is not surprisingly related to carrots and like its relative, is grown as a root crop around the world.

How to Grow Parsnip

Botanical Name: Pastinaca sativa

Plant Type: Hardy Biennial

The name “parsnip” comes from the French pastinaca and the “nip” added to indicate its resemblance to the turnip. The parsnip is a root vegetable that grows wild in Europe and West Asia and has been cultivated since ancient times. It is a member of the umbelliferae family...

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