The Q&A Archives: Oyster Plant

Question: Our grandmother grew a plant she called oyster plant. It was a root plant and we all loved it. How and where may I find the seeds or plants?

Answer: Oyster plant is Tragopogon porrifolius, also known as goatsbeard or salsify. Seeds are available through Nichols Garden Nursery, 1190 North Pacific Hwy., Albany, OR 97321-4580.

« Click to go to the homepage

» Ask a question of your own

Q&A Library Searching Tips

  • When singular and plural spellings differ, as in peony and peonies, try both.
  • Search terms are not case sensitive.

Today's site banner is by Marilyn and is called "Southern Comfort"