Delivery: 5-7 Working Days

£2.79 each

- +

Parsnip Seeds - Gladiator F1 Hybrid

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2147
  • Pack Contents: 600x Parsnip Seeds

The world's first hybrid parsnip! This variety has been bred to be quick to establish and to be more vigorous.

It has a refined shape and smooth white skin which is easily cleaned and peeled.

A superb RHS AGM F1 hybrid that is ideal for exhibition, with beautiful silky-smooth blemish free, white skins. The high quality roots are quick to mature with a deliciously sweet, earthy flavour. Parsnip ‘Gladiator’ is consistently reliable and trouble free, with particularly good resistance to canker

 Sow Outdoors: February-May in direct harvest location at ½ in (1cm) deep In rows 12in (30cm) apart.

Thin Out: to 6in (15cm) apart.

Harvest: October-February

Crops can remain in the ground till needed.

Do not allow soil to dry out prior to emergence of seeds


  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • F1 Hybrids are crossed varieties that are exceptionally vigorous and longer lasting
  • Recommended for Exhibition growing

Growing Calendar for Parsnip Seeds - Gladiator F1 Hybrid

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Sow Outdoors

I tend to try a different variety each year but am returning to Gladiator after a few years break.


Good crop of super long Parsnips with a good flavour


I have grown Gladiator for over 30 years. If it ain't broke don't fix it.

Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.

We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.

The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days