Latin name: Arthrocnemum subterminale
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
Edible parts of Glasswort:Leaves - raw or cooked. Seed - ground into a meal.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Salty marshes and low alkaline places.
Propagation of Glasswort:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed as soon as it is ripe if this is possible, otherwise in spring, in a greenhouse in a light sandy compost. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division might be possible in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Salty marshes and low alkaline places.
Medicinal use of Glasswort:None known
Known hazards of Arthrocnemum subterminale:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.