Salsify- Mammoth Sandwich

Tragopogon porrifolius Packet

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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  • Root vegetable
  • Flavour is oyster-like

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'Salsify- Mammoth Sandwich' seeds

Tragopogon 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.

Seeds per gram: 110
Product code: B1-19

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 6mm
Season Spring and autumn
Germination 21-28 days @ 10-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing 40cm
Plant Spacing 10cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 110-180 days

*Notes: Does best in deep, stone free soils.


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