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White Salsify organic

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A tasty root used by chefs for gourmet cuisine

White salsify is a cool-weather root crop. The leaves are also edible. (Tragopogon porrifolius) is a very old root vegetable that has been known since ancient times. It is often called the oyster plant as its flavor is reminiscent of artichoke and oyster. It has increasingly been used by chefs for gourmet cuisine.

Scientific Name: Tragopogon porrifolius

Plant Life Cycle: Biennal

Optimal Germination Temperature: 16-40

Germination time in days: 10-15 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 140 days

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil requirement: humous, draining, well loosened, and rich

Sowing and cultivation: Sow salsify seed 12mm deep and 0.7 cm inch apart. Thin seedlings to 7-10cm apart. Space rows 40 cm apart.Sow outdoor directly about two weeks before the last expected frost. Harvest the roots from november till February as you need them.