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Vegetable Seed Suppliers

Elsoms is the UK’s leading supplier of quality vegetable seed. We offer an impressive range of varieties from our own and our partners’ breeding programmes.

Parsnips Seeds

At Elsoms we breed our own high quality parsnip varieties, offering higher marketable yields, outstanding disease resistance and reliable field performance. We have made huge investments in our breeding programme and work closely with growers to ensure we continue to meet your needs.

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Parsnip

Palace

An extremely reliable, versatile and well established market leading variety, with proven canker resistance. Palace is suitable for a long production period, from early until main crop, is ideal for pre-pack and suitable for processing. It is high yielding with shallow crowns and has a good weight distribution down the root.

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Palace

  • Suitable For Fresh, pre-pack and processing
  • Sowing months January to May
  • Harvesting months July to April
Overview

Picador

The most vigorous variety Elsoms has to offer, which responds well to a wide range of sowing densities and competes strongly against weeds. Picador produces excellent white roots with a good shape and has a very high yield potential. It handles well in the pack house and is suitable for processing purposes.

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Picador

  • Suitable For Fresh, pre-pack and processing
  • Sowing months March to May
  • Harvesting months July to February
Overview

Pearl

A main-crop to late season variety that is bred to deliver a higher yield per root and has a high percentage pack-out in pre-pack grades. With an outstanding white colour and attractive skin quality, Pearl is proving to be a very popular variety. It is extremely uniform with good root weight distribution and is well suited for high density production. Pearl is ideal for long-term field storage potential and has excellent canker resistance.

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Pearl

  • Suitable For Fresh and pre-pack
  • Sowing months March to May
  • Harvesting months October and June
Overview

Pacific

An early maturing variety ideal for the earliest of parsnip sowings. Pacific is high yielding and quick to bulk. It produces well filled roots with an attractive white colour.

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Pacific

  • Suitable For Fresh, pre-pack and processing
  • Sowing months January to March
  • Harvesting months July to September
Overview

Panorama

Panorama is Elsoms' best-selling variety with increasing global popularity. It produces long, well-filled, smooth, white roots and has a good weight distribution throughout. A main crop maturing variety with vigorous top growth which competes very well against weeds. It is high yielding, has a high pack-out potential and has excellent all-round disease resistance.

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Panorama

  • Suitable For Fresh and pre-pack
  • Sowing months February to May
  • Harvesting months September to March
Overview

Phantom

A new addition to the range, Phantom is suited to a prepack specification with a refined root size. It has very smooth white skins. It has smaller refined root – more for prepack/fresh. Very smooth roots with white skins. Good disease resistance.

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Phantom

  • Suitable For Fresh and pre-pack
  • Sowing months March to May
  • Harvesting months September to December
Overview

Pegasus

One of our newest varieties, Pegasus is vigorous and produces excellent quality white roots with a very smooth skin. It has bulkier roots, suitable for prepack and fresh. Good disease resistance to canker. Very smooth roots with an excellent shape. Very smooth, white skins with an excellent shape.

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Pegasus

  • Suitable For Fresh, processing and pre-pack
  • Sowing months March to May
  • Harvesting months September to December
Overview