Salsify Seeds - Mammoth Sandwich Island - Heirloom
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The white flesh of these roots are great for use in soups when peeled and boiled and have a flavor similar to oysters.
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Salsify Seeds - Mammoth Sandwich Island
The roots of Mammoth Sandwich Island Salsify are about 8 to 9 inches long and tapered. The white flesh of these roots are great for use in soups when peeled and boiled and have a flavor similar to oysters, thus this variety is sometimes called vegetable oyster. A good keeper that can be overwintered! Average water needs. Direct sow outside in early spring. Can be fall planted. Plant 2" apart and 1/2" below soil surface. Can sow closer and thin later. Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches.
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