Vegetable Seeds - Salsify
Salsify is a root crop very rarely seen in the shops because it’s not commonly known nowadays and so not popular. Yet the flavour of salsify is considered far superior to that of parsnips which it resembles, although a thinner root. Salsify is often referred to the vegetable oyster due to it’s subtle flavour.
For more information and cultivation instructions, see Grow Your Own Salsify
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Salsify : Scorzobianca
Often called the vegetable oyster because of its flavour. Slender, parsnip like roots, white skinned and fleshed. Ideal for lifting in the autumn for storing, or can be left in the ground and lifted as required. In the spring the tender shoots make an appetising green vegetable.
From Thompson & Morgan Price: £1.99 More Information & To Buy
Salsifis (Vegetable Oyster) : Salsify
Delicious, delicate oyster-like flavour.
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Long roots with a delicate and distinctive flavour that has been likened to oysters or asparagus.
From Dobies Price: £1.49 More Information & To Buy
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