Package contains 1 gram, approximately 350 Scorzonera Black Root Salsify Seeds 100 - 130 days to harvest; can be grown as a perennial in zones 6 to 9. Sometimes known as the Black Oyster Plant, Scorzonera Black Root Salsify is a 17th century heirloom variety. It can be used in place of the more traditional parsnips or carrots in recipes that require root vegetables. Germination: These are slow to germinate and it may take as long as 2 to 4 weeks. Plant 3-4 seeds 1/2” deep and 4 - 6” apart in soil that is tilled down at least 12" and...
Package contains 2 grams, approximately 250 Sandwich Island Salsify Seeds
Plant in the spring and harvest after the first hard frost of the season.
Sandwich Island Salsify has a long tapering root and edible leaves.
The cooked root resembles the taste of an oyster.
Also known as goatsbeard, vegetable oyster or the oyster plant.