Root

Tozer pioneered the production of F1 hybrid parsnip varieties with the release of Gladiator back in 1982. We continue to breed parsnips to meet our customers’ requirements to give them the very best from their crop. As well as this popular root vegetable we offer Carrot and Beetroot seed.

  • Tozer Seeds' renowned Boltardy selection. Boston is a smooth skinned beetroot with round roots and excellent internal colour. It is slow bolting so can be used for an early crop.
  • Resistafly F1

    Carrot Resistafly
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    Tozer Seed's latest carrot root fly resistant variety. A Nantes hybrid with long, well coloured and smooth roots.
  • Flyaway F1

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    Flyaway combines roots of attractive shape, colour and smooth skin, with good resistance to carrot root fly. The variety has been bred to be less attractive to the egg laying flies and the maggots grow poorly on it.
  • Albion F1

    hybrid parsnip Albion
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    Albion has a very white skin finish which is noticeably slower to discolour. Roots are an obovate root shape which taper nicely, filling well down the root length. This makes it suitable for retail trade and it is also popular for processing. Produces heavy weight yields and is suitable for early/main season sowing with lifting from autumn to mid-winter.
  • Gladiator F1

    Parsnip Gladiator
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    Presents a refined regular obovate root shape with white skin and strong resistance to root canker. Very early bulking and is ideal for lifting through to late autumn. . . .
  • Javelin F1

    Parsnip Javelin F1
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    Consistent, reliable, flexible and very well proven, Javelin is the most successful commercial F1 hybrid parsnip available. Javelin produces a slender wedge shaped root-ideal for pre-pack market. Shallow crowns make for easy cleaning. Can be sown throughout the sowing year and its tremendous field holding capacity and excellent canker resistance means it can be cropped almost continually from July to…
  • Viking F1

    parsnip Viking
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    Viking is an early maturing line with vigorous foliage. Its long roots are slender wedge shaped that are well filled. The root holds its weight down the root resulting in higher yield and a more consistent product for roasting.
  • Warrior F1

    Parsnip Warrior
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    Parsnip Warrior produces an attractive white root that carries its weight well down the length of the root. It is very early bulking with vigorous foliage. Warrior has shown strong tolerance to root canker and is ideal for lifting through to late winter.
  • White Spear

    Parsnip White Spear
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    Very white, smooth skin, bulks rapidly in the spring from an early sowing. Root shape is obovate. Best lifted in the early summer months, later sowings will hold into the autumn but growing period to harvest suitability is always short. Will continue to grow past the ideal size and can produce enormous roots if allowed to grow on.