SALSIFY MAMMOTH ROOT VEGETABLE HEIRLOOM GOURMET VEGGIE SEEDS $1.30

AMAZING LILY FLOWERS AND A RARE VEGETABLE YOU WILL LOVE TO EAT! SALSIFY MAMMOTH SANDWHICH – SO RARE IT’S NEVER SEEN IN THE STORES!
100% HEIRLOOM A hearty vegetable with creamy-white roots and oyster-like flavour. Roots can easily store over winter.
A versatile plant grown as an ornamental for its lovely pink and yellow flowers, as an edible root, and for use in herbal medicine. The flavour sweetens in the cold. Herbal medicine enthusiasts prize salsify for its diuretic and tonic properties while gourmands enjoy the nutty, complex flavour. Nutrients: vitamins C, B6, folate, riboflavin, calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium and manganese.
A native of Europe; tasty in soups and stews or cooked alone. Plant in spring, dig in autumn; a non-sweet parsnip-like root. This variety dates back to the 1800’s. Young plants look like grass.

Grow Notes
Prefers full sun in well-drained soil as susceptible to overwatering and rotting in soggy soils.

Sow
Sow direct in Spring, Summer or Autumn. Plant seeds at a depth of 6mm with 10cm plant spacing.

Keep soil moist, not wet.

Germination
21-28 days at 10-30°C

Maturity
110-180 days.

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Seed Count: 20
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