Plant profile: skirret

Sium sisarum. A perennial parsnip. Well, sort of. Skirret was a vegetable that the Romans introduced to the British isles. Probably from China before the Romans cultivated this forgotten root veg. It was a favourite of Emperor Tiberius – if that doesn’t sway you to include it in your garden, well… Skirret will reward youContinue reading “Plant profile: skirret”