Herb: Wall Rocket
Latin name: Diplotaxis muralis
Synonyms: Brassica muralis, Sisymbrium murale
Edible parts of Wall Rocket:Leaves - raw. They can be finely chopped and added sparingly to salads or used as a flavouring for cooked dishes. A piquant flavour, somewhat resembling rocket, Eruca sativa, but with a sharp aftertaste.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Limestone rocks, walls and as a weed of arable ground in England.
Propagation of Wall Rocket:Seed - best sown in situ as soon as it is ripe, though it can also be sown in situ in the spring. The seed usually germinates in the autumn.
Cultivation of the herb:Limestone rocks, walls and as a weed of arable ground in England.
Medicinal use of Wall Rocket:None known
Known hazards of Diplotaxis muralis:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.