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Scorzonera Hispanica VRN Enorma - 100 Seeds - Black or Spanish Salsify

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Scorzonera Hispanica 'VRN Enorma' -  Black or Spanish Salsify

100 Seeds

Scorzonera, or the Black Salsify plant  is native to Southern Europe and the Near East has heads of yellow ray flowers.

The thin black taproot grows up to one meter long and up to 2 cm in diameter. It has a black skin with white internal flesh.

Considered nutritious, it contains proteins, fats, as well as minerals and vitamins.

Scorzonera needs well-cultivated, deep light soil, free of stones, in an open sunny location for long roots to develop.

From seed to Harvest from 18 weeks, but better tubers can be obtained in their second year of growing before harvest.

Fully hardy to -10°C and under.