Mammoth Sandwich Island

Tragopogon porrifolius

HEIRLOOM A hearty vegetable with creamy-white roots and oyster-like flavor. Roots can winter over.

SizePrice QtyPurchase
1 grams - Packet $ 2.50
Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
2600 1 oz NA 150
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
Spring/Fall 40-70°F Full Sun Moderately Tolerant
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1/2" 1 1/2" 60
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
3" 15-28 Biennial 1-2 years
This is a long season, slow-growing plant which is best matured in cool weather. Plant in the early spring in colder climates and early fall for overwintering in milder climates. Plant Seeds: 1/2-3/4" deep with 1/2" between seeds and 12-18" between rows. Soil Temp: 55-75