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Very few pests, but make sure the root doesn’t rot. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e \n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Sandwich Island Salsify Vegetable Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e \n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cul\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e Tragopogon porrifolius \n\n\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e White salsify, goatsbeard, vegetable oyster, oyster plant\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 120 days\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6-8\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/2”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2-3”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2’\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Fertile, well-draining\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e 60-85℉\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun \u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Mildew\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Tan root, green top\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Oyster-like\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003c\/ul\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003e Sandwich Island Salsify Growth Habits:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nPlant Sandwich Island Salsify in the ground in the spring ½” below the soil. Make sure your soil is well-draining. Root vegetables can rot, and this is one of the most significant issues with vegetable oysters. Roots will grow to 8 inches like a parsnip, and this will the time to harvest. Salsify’s green tops can also be consumed. Harvest in the fall and live in a mild climate leave in the ground during winter for extended harvest time. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eVarious Uses for Sandwich Island Salsify:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nWhite Salsify is a root vegetable that is not a part of the typical grocery store lineup. This is a great vegetable to eat in savory dishes. Roast in hot onion and eat with a steak. Make your salsify into an Au Gratin and add cheese and herbs. Put Salsify into stews for an additional umami flavor. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003e Sandwich Island Salsify Benefits:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nSalsify is a bit of a mystery because it is not the most popular vegetable, but it does have numerous health benefits. It has iron, manganese, copper, folate, fiber, and protein. It is hard to find vegetables with both fiber and protein. 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Also referred to as an oyster plant, it is a plant that tastes like an oyster. Goatsbeard grows like parsnips. Leaves are edible, and also form beautiful flowers. Salsify is planted in spring, and harvested in the fall. Very few pests, but make sure the root doesn’t rot. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e \n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Sandwich Island Salsify Vegetable Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e \n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cul\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e Tragopogon porrifolius \n\n\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e White salsify, goatsbeard, vegetable oyster, oyster plant\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 120 days\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6-8\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/2”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2-3”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2’\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Fertile, well-draining\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e 60-85℉\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun \u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Mildew\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Tan root, green top\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Oyster-like\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003c\/ul\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003e Sandwich Island Salsify Growth Habits:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nPlant Sandwich Island Salsify in the ground in the spring ½” below the soil. Make sure your soil is well-draining. Root vegetables can rot, and this is one of the most significant issues with vegetable oysters. Roots will grow to 8 inches like a parsnip, and this will the time to harvest. Salsify’s green tops can also be consumed. Harvest in the fall and live in a mild climate leave in the ground during winter for extended harvest time. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eVarious Uses for Sandwich Island Salsify:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nWhite Salsify is a root vegetable that is not a part of the typical grocery store lineup. This is a great vegetable to eat in savory dishes. Roast in hot onion and eat with a steak. Make your salsify into an Au Gratin and add cheese and herbs. Put Salsify into stews for an additional umami flavor. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003e Sandwich Island Salsify Benefits:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e \n\nSalsify is a bit of a mystery because it is not the most popular vegetable, but it does have numerous health benefits. It has iron, manganese, copper, folate, fiber, and protein. It is hard to find vegetables with both fiber and protein. Folate is also so important for pregnant women, and iron is beneficial to blood health. \n\n\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eAdditional Information:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003eHeirloom Sandwich Island Salsify originated in the Meditteranean during the 1600s.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cbr\u003e \n\n\u003ch3\u003eSeeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e \n\n\u003cul\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003cli\u003e5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e \n\n\u003c\/ul\u003e "}
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Sandwich Island Salsify is a root vegetable that you won’t find in the grocery store. Also referred to as an oyster plant, it is a plant that tastes like an oyster. Goatsbeard grows like parsnips. Leaves are edible, and also form beautiful flowers. Salsify is planted in spring, and harvested in the fall. Very few pests, but make sure the root doesn’t rot.

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  • Latin Name: Tragopogon porrifolius
  • Other Names: White salsify, goatsbeard, vegetable oyster, oyster plant
  • Days to Maturity: 120 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 6-8
  • Planting Depth: 1/2”
  • Plant Spacing: 2-3”
  • Row Spacing: 2’
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Soil Preference: Fertile, well-draining
  • Temp Preference: 60-85℉
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Pests/diseases: Mildew
  • Color: Tan root, green top
  • Flavor: Oyster-like

Sandwich Island Salsify Growth Habits:

Plant Sandwich Island Salsify in the ground in the spring ½” below the soil. Make sure your soil is well-draining. Root vegetables can rot, and this is one of the most significant issues with vegetable oysters. Roots will grow to 8 inches like a parsnip, and this will the time to harvest. Salsify’s green tops can also be consumed. Harvest in the fall and live in a mild climate leave in the ground during winter for extended harvest time.


Various Uses for Sandwich Island Salsify:

White Salsify is a root vegetable that is not a part of the typical grocery store lineup. This is a great vegetable to eat in savory dishes. Roast in hot onion and eat with a steak. Make your salsify into an Au Gratin and add cheese and herbs. Put Salsify into stews for an additional umami flavor.


Sandwich Island Salsify Benefits:

Salsify is a bit of a mystery because it is not the most popular vegetable, but it does have numerous health benefits. It has iron, manganese, copper, folate, fiber, and protein. It is hard to find vegetables with both fiber and protein. Folate is also so important for pregnant women, and iron is beneficial to blood health.


Additional Information:

Heirloom Sandwich Island Salsify originated in the Meditteranean during the 1600s.


Seeds Per Package:

  • 1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds
  • 5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds
 
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