Guests will be intrigued by scorzonera
, similar in some respects to salsify but even less seldom seen.
is a genus belonging to the Asteraceae sunflower family which grows mainly in dry areas of Europe and Asia.
This increase in species number was mainly determined by spread out of pioneer early succesional herb species (Calamagrostis epigejos, Equisetum hyemale, Pteridium aquilinum, Rubus idaeus, R saxatilis, Scorzonera
humilis, Solidago virgaurea, Ceratodon purpureus, Polytrichum juniperinum).
The white rooted vegetables that come to mind parsnips, salsify, scorzonera
, parsley root all have different foliage from the one depicted,.
poaeoides, Sonchus arvensis, Corispermum Scorzonera
mongolica, patelliforme Euphorbia humifusa S(H) (A) 20(21) 9(19) AGB (B) 3.
And head gardener Roy Simkins said items also grown on the site include salsify, scorzonera
, sprouts, calabrese, purple sprouting broccoli, kale and leaf beet.
There are a few root crops--parsnips, salsify, scorzonera
, skirret--which can go through any number of freeze-thaw cycles without damage, though of course we cannot dig them while the soil is frozen.
Ron, who has about 40 different fruits and vegetables on his plot, said: "I grow all the usual things, but among the more unusual are salsify, scorzonera
(a similar vegetable) and celeriac which aren't always available to buy.
For example, next spring I will grow scorzonera
, a root vegetable that is supposed to be quite tasty.
salsify"); and scorzonera
hispanica), also known
3 Two rather uncommon root vegetables, Scorzonera
and Salsify, can be lifted and stored in damp sand or old potting compost for spring use.