Herb latin name: Brassica elongata

Family: Cruciferae

Edible parts of Brassica elongata:

Leaves - cooked. An edible oil is obtained from the seed.

Description of the plant:


90 cm
(2 feet)

June to

Habitat of the herb:

Arable land and roadsides.

Other uses of Brassica elongata:

The seed contains up to 34% of an edible oil that can also be used for lighting, making paints etc.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ.

Cultivation of Brassica elongata:

Arable land and roadsides.

Medicinal use of the herb:

None known

Known hazards of Brassica elongata:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.