Salsify is a root vegetable with a mild oyster flavour.

How To Grow

Salsify is well suited to growing in deep raised beds and large containers although it can be grown in the ground. Sow seeds in drills, thin out when the seedlings are large enough and have a twig-like appearance.

How/When To Harvesting

To harvest carefully dig down alongside the plant avoiding the root as you go down then gently lift the root out of the ground.

Planting Schedules for Location: Leesburg, Virginia

Sow Direct

Sow Direct
  • Sow Depth: 1 cm
  • Spacing Between Rows: 30 cm
  • Spacing Along Row: 15 cm
  • Number plants per Square Foot: 4