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PlantFiles: Scorzonera, Black Salsify, Black Vegetable-oyster Plant, Serpent Root, Viper's Grass
Scorzonera hispanica 'Noir de Russie'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Scorzonera (skor-ZON-er-uh) (Info)
Species: hispanica (his-PAN-ih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Noir de Russie

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Apr 7, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Available from Harvest Moon.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Littleton, New Hampshire
Wadsworth, Ohio



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