Popular European vegetable native to southern Europe. In North American is a popular specialty vegetable for gourmet gardeners and chefs. Salsify has an distinctive flavour, and is grown similar to parsnip. CULTURE: Sow outdoors in mid June for fall harvest. If seeded too early, cool temperatures can cause bolting to seed. Salsify likes deeply worked soil. Space seeds 2cm/1” apart and 1cm/1/2” deep. Germinates in 10-15 days. Thin out to 5cm/2”. HARVEST: Dig and store roots in the fall, like carrots. Roots can be stored in moist sand in a cool basement. Pkt sows approx. 15ft; 90-110 sds/gm.
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