Black Salsify, Escorzonera, Kara Iskorcina
Scorzonera root is cooked or roasted and used as a coffee substitute. The leaves and petals used in salads. Prefers a light soil, Sow in situ early Spring water in well, thinly to a depth of 1cm, thinning to 15cm and 25cm between rows. Oriental vegetable that can be sown in situ during august.