Salsify- Mammoth Sandwich

Trogopogon porrifolius


Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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Salsify- Mammoth Sandwich

Trogopogon porrifolius


  • Root vegetable
  • Flavour is oyster-like


Creamy white tapered roots that grow to 22cm long and 6 cm wide, similar in appearance to parsnip. Roots have a flavour that is oyster-like; great for soups, stews or eaten alone. Can be baked, fried or steamed. Is best suited to cooler climates. Sometimes known as the "Oyster Vegetable". Also has medicinal uses.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 6mm
When: Spring and autumn
Row Spacing: 40cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Hardiness: Hardy
Days to Maturity/flowering: 110-180 days
Care: Does best in deep, stone free soils.

(Product number: B1-19)
Seeds per gram: 110 seeds


SKU B1-19
Botanical name: Trogopogon porrifolius
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 110

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