100 days — It is a very vigorous grower with crisp, sweet flesh that some describe as having a slightly nutty flavor. The skin is smooth and bright white in color. The roots reach five to seven inches in length, are stout, which allows them to do well in heavier soils. 'Turga' exhibits excellent hardiness qualities.
First appearing in heirloom seed swapping circles in the 1990s, 'Turga' is reportedly a Hungarian heirloom parsnip variety. Nearly all current seed sellers makes this statement but we have not been able to substantiate this with documentation. Each packet contains one gram, which is approximately 150 seeds.