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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

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CULTURE: Scorzonera prefers a deep, friable, well-drained soil. Sow in mid- to late spring in a 2" band about 1" apart (20 seeds/ft.), ½" deep, in rows 18–24" apart. Do not allow soil to dry out prior to emergence. Thin plants to 2–3" apart. Scorzonera seedlings look like grass. Do not weed them out!
HARVEST: Dig roots in late fall just before the ground freezes. Flavor is best after several frosts. In mild areas, a portion of the crop may be left in the garden for spring harvest, as salsify is cold hardy. Apply a mulch or row cover in cold regions for winter survival insurance.
STORAGE: Overwinter in soil or store in root cellar or refrigerator at 32°F (0°C) and 95% relative humidity.
1 oz./120', 8.3 oz./1,000', 11.5 lb./acre at 20 seeds/ft. in rows 24" apart.
AVG. SEEDS/LB: Avg 38,700.
100 seeds sows 5'.

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