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Tragopogon Salisfy


By Siris

Tragopogon Salisfy (Tragopogon porrifolius (Oyster Plant))

Edible root, but I'm growing for its flower.

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Has anyone tasted Salsify? I understand it has a flavour like oysters.

16 May, 2024


I haven’t tasted it, but I found that once I grew it, it self seeded very well. The plants are hard to remove if you leave them too long. They have a very long tap root. Beautiful flower though.

17 May, 2024


That's a really striking flower, I've zoomed in further. It really is an attractive one, love the colour, Sue.
Never tried Salsify.

17 May, 2024


Thanks Karen, about the long Root, Ive planted it in a deep pot, surrounded by 4 Parsnips.

17 May, 2024


Good thinking!

19 May, 2024

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