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Salsify (Tragopogon porrifolium)
The salsify is a biennial plant from the compositae family like the lettuce
ROTATIONIt is grown in the root vegetable bed.
CULTIVATIONIt is sown directly in place in April and May during a waning crescent moon.
NEIGHBOURING PLANTSNo particular likes or dislikes.
DISEASES AND PARASITESRust and aphids are the enemies of salsify.
ADVICEThe roots can be kept in sand in a cellar.