Salsify Growing Guide

Salsify

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Light, sandy soil best but will grow in most locations.

Position

Sun preferred.

Frost tolerant

Yes.

Feeding

Not usually required.

Companions

Scorzonera.

Spacing

Single Plants: 15cm (5") each way (minimum)
Rows: 10cm (3") with 30cm (11") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow direct into soil from early spring.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Water well in dry periods.

Harvesting

Roots can be lifted throughout winter.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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