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Scorzonera hispanica

Black Salsify

Hardy Biennial

Outstanding flavour and held in high regard by French chefs. Often used as a companion plant as it is thought to repel Carrot Fly. A good source of Vitamin C and potassium.

Ideal For:
kitchen garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July
Sowing Months:
April, May
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (150 seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    • £2.49
Sow where they are to grow in April/May in drills 12mm (0.5in) deep, 30cm (12in) apart. Keep well watered and weed free.

Harvest from October onwards, taking care NOT to snap the roots as you lift them. Leave in the ground until required or lift and store in sand. Days to maturity: 85.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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