Salsify- Mammoth Sandwich

Tragopogon porrifolius

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Salsify- Mammoth Sandwich

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.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 6mm
When: 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 to Maturity/Flowering: 110-180 days
*Notes: Does best in deep, stone free soils.

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

SKU B1-19
Shipping Weight 0.0010kg
Botanical name: Tragopogon porrifolius
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 110

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