Scientific name: Tragopogon
Number of Salsify Seeds /pkt : 20
Type of seed : Premium Heirloom Seeds

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Nutritional Value:
The root contains vitamin C, folate, manganese, potassium and lots of fiber.

Sun:                              Full
Spacing:                      4″ – 6″
Height:                        24″ – 36”
Optimum Soil Ph:    6 to 6.8
Days To Maturity:    120
Sowing Method:       Outdoors

Planting/Growing Tips:

  • 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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