Salsify- Mammoth Sandwich
- 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:
|When:||Spring and autumn|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Hardiness:||Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||110-180 days|
(Product number: B1-19)
Seeds per gram: 110 seeds
|Botanical name:||Tragopogon porrifolius|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||50 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||110|
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