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Salsify, Mammoth Island (Tragopogon porrifolius)

Salsify, Mammoth Island (Tragopogon porrifolius)

Regular price $2.25 CAD
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An heirloom root vegetable grown for its cream-colored carrot-like root that tastes similar to oysters. Originally native to the Mediterranean, this variety dates to about 1880.

To grow: Plant in loose, sandy soil in full sun in early spring. Sow seeds one-half-inch deep, in rows eighteen to twenty-four inches apart. Keep soil moist until seeds germinate, in about two to three weeks. Dig roots in late fall.
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