Salsify Seeds- Tragopogon Porrifolius - Rare, Delicious, and Perennial

Salsify Seeds- Tragopogon Porrifolius - Rare, Delicious, and Perennial

Quantity: 30 Seeds

 

Salsify, aka Oyster Root, is a relatively unknown edible plant in the daisy family, Asteraceae. It originates in Eastern europe, but is beginning to gain popularity accross the globe due to its unique culinary value. The roots taste remarkably like oysters when cooked, and can be used to either compliment a seafood dish, or add a seafood like flare to a dish. They are tender, and have a pleasant sweetness too. The roots taste best when harvested anytime between late autumn and spring because the cold weather and frost enhances their sweetness. These easy to grow plants are perennial, and are hardy down to zone 4. Once established, they don't require much attention other than regular waterings, and a good la