The average Western palate is unaware of the following lesser-known root crops – you’d be hard-pressed to find these at the local grocer. They truly deserve more attention.
Fortunately, as a veggie gardener, you have access to these “unconventional” and highly nutritious vegetables, and can experiment with new flavours and cuisines!
Please see the individual notes for each variety, or consult a good local gardening book for specific cultivation information not covered in the Info Bar.
Plectranthus cf. parviflorusCompletely undomesticated, this short lived, semi-perennial plant is an ..
Armoracia rusticanaLIMITED STOCK!So simple to grow and once properly established in your garden you..
Cyperus esculentus var. sativusLivingseeds is the first seed company supplying true Chufa starter ..
Tragopogon porrifoliusPurple Salsify or Oyster plant is one of the lesser known root crops. The name..
Trogopogon porrifoliusAn traditional European crop. Salsify is also known as the vegetable oys..
Scorzonera hispanica A truly unique vegetable. This has a unique flavour all on it's own. Traditi..
Plectranthus esculentus Tsenza is a true African Heirloom and is considered one of the lost African ..
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