Herb latin name: Fedia cornucopiae
Family: Valerianaceae (Valerian Family)
Edible parts of Fedia cornucopiae:Leaves - raw or cooked. A mild flavour. The plant quickly forms rosettes of leaves in hot weather when corn salad is not available.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Fields and waste places, pastures, rocks and sands.
Propagation of Fedia cornucopiae:Seed - sow early spring in a greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in late spring. If you have sufficient seed, then it can be sown in situ in the middle of spring. In areas that experience few frosts an outdoor sowing in situ in early autumn will produce larger plants.
Cultivation of the herb:Fields and waste places, pastures, rocks and sands.
Medicinal use of Fedia cornucopiae:None known
Known hazards of Fedia cornucopiae:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.