Herb latin name: Cochlearia scotica


Family: Cruciferae



Edible parts of Cochlearia scotica:

Used as a spice. No further details are given.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Biennial/Perennial


Height:
30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Flowering:
May to
August

Habitat of the herb:

Maritime areas on the Isle of Man, N. Scotland, Orkneys, Hebrides and Shetland islands.

Propagation of Cochlearia scotica:

Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ. Germination usually takes place within 2 - 3 weeks at 15C.

Cultivation of the herb:

Maritime areas on the Isle of Man, N. Scotland, Orkneys, Hebrides and Shetland islands.

Medicinal use of Cochlearia scotica:

None known

Known hazards of Cochlearia scotica:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.