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Mammoth Sandwich Island

(Tragopogan porrifolius)

Oyster-like flavour, 6cm wide root tapered to 22cm long.

Seed count: 80/g.

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Packet (50 seeds) $3.50
20g $12.00

General information:


Tragopogan porrifolius

Delicious white fleshed root crop, cultivate as for carrots and parsnips, though can be transplanted, use root like parsnip fried or boiled, new winter shoots give a nice flavour to salads, can over winter, young plants withstand light frost, mature plants withstand heavy frost. Roots store well at low temperatures and high humidity. Sow autumn and spring in cold climates. 110-180 days.

Salsify planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:5-10
Row space cm:20-40
Depth cm:
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:60-80
Rate per hectare:1kg
Average days to maturity:110-180
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