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Salsify (Tragopogon porrifolium)

The salsify is a biennial plant from the compositae family like the lettuce

Salsify

ROTATION

It is grown in the root vegetable bed.

CULTIVATION

It is sown directly in place in April and May during a waning crescent moon.

NEIGHBOURING PLANTS

No particular likes or dislikes.

DISEASES AND PARASITES

Rust and aphids are the enemies of salsify.

ADVICE

The roots can be kept in sand in a cellar.