Mammoth Sandwich Island Heirloom Salsify Oyster Plant
150 days. 100 seeds. Mammoth Sandwich Island salsify/oyster plant is a European heirloom that produces creamy white, slightly tapered highly-nutritious root vegetables that look like large white carrots or thin parsnips. Its root has a smoky, oyster-like flavor when cooked and is commonly used in soups and stews, while its grass-like leaves can also be harvested and used in fresh salads. It is extremely cold tolerant, and can be planted in spring and then harvested in fall. If you like oysters, this is a must try! Open pollinated seeds. FREE SHIPPING!
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For planting instructions and growing tips, click How To Grow Salsify/Oysters.
If you are interested in looking at other varieties of heirloom salsify/oyster seed, see Heirloom Salsify/Oyster Seeds.