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Johnny's Exclusive/Specialty

At Johnny's, we have trialed seed and products from around the world. After confirming that they meet our superior quality standards, we have chosen to offer many unique varieties that are now only available from Johnny's. These are Johnny's Exclusives/Specialties.

Belstar Super

Belstar SuperScorzonera Seed


Product ID: 2447

Unique root crop.

Early and vigorous roots are long and tapered, averaging 9-11" long and 3/4" in diameter. The skin is black and the flesh is white. Belstar Super has wide upright leaves, and edible yellow flowers the second summer. Avg. 38,700 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
2447Packet  $3.95 
24471 Ounce  $11.80 
24471/4 Pound  $27.25 
24471 Pound  $94.80 
24475 Pounds  $425.80 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   80

Plant Cycle:   (B)  

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Scorzonera | Growing & Preparation

Growing Information

Scorzonera and Salsify

CULTURE: Scorzonera and salsify prefer a deep, friable, well-drained soil. Sow in early to midspring in a 2" band about 1" apart (20 seeds/ft.), 1/2" deep, in rows 18-24" apart. Do not allow soil to dry out prior to emergence. Thin plants to 2-3" apart.
Scorzonera - 1 oz./120', 8.3 oz./1,000', 11.5 lb./acre at 20 seeds/ft. in rows 24" apart. Salsify - 1 oz./130', 7.7 oz./1,000', 10.5 lb./acre at 20 seeds/ft. in rows 24" apart.
Dig roots in late fall.
Overwinter in soil like parsnips or store in root cellar or refrigerator at 32°F (0°C) and 95% relative humidity.
AVG. SEEDS/LB: Scorzonera - 38,700; Salsify - 42,100.
100 seeds sows 5'.

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