Often called the 'vegetable oyster' because of its flavour
Slender, parsnip-like roots
Makes an appetising green vegetable
Height Up to 90cm (35.4in)
Spread Up to 25cm (9.8in)
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
1 packet (400 salsify seeds) (36550)
After germination thin to leave 1 strong plant per station. Water well during periods of dry weather.
Roots can be lifted for immediate use from mid October onwards or stored in boxes of moist sand or peat. Roots are hardy so can be left in the ground until March-April, when tender young shoots will appear and can be cut and used as a green vegetable.
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