Herb: Corn Rocket
Latin name: Bunias erucago
Edible parts of Corn Rocket:Leaves and young stems - raw or cooked. A characteristic aromatic flavour that goes well with beans. The young and tender leaves make a refreshing spring soup. Root - raw. It can be sliced thinly or grated and then be added to salads.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Fields and roadsides, usually on rather poor soils.
Propagation of Corn Rocket:Seed - sow March to August in situ in order to obtain a succession of fresh young leaves. The seed usually germinates within 2 weeks.
Cultivation of the herb:Fields and roadsides, usually on rather poor soils.
Medicinal use of Corn Rocket:None known
Known hazards of Bunias erucago:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.