Scientific name: Tragopogon
GERMINATION RATE : 85%
Number of Salsify Seeds /pkt : 20
Type of seed : Premium Heirloom Seeds
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The root contains vitamin C, folate, manganese, potassium and lots of fiber.
Spacing: 4″ – 6″
Height: 24″ – 36”
Optimum Soil Ph: 6 to 6.8
Days To Maturity: 120
Sowing Method: Outdoors
- The roots of Mammoth Sandwich Island Salsify are about 8 to 9 inches long and tapered.
- The white flesh of these roots are great for use in soups when peeled and boiled and have a flavor similar to oysters, thus this variety is sometimes called vegetable oyster.
- Average water needs. Direct sow outside. Can be fall planted.
- Plant 2″ apart and 1/2″ below soil surface.
- Can sow closer and thin later. Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches.
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