Herb latin name: Fibigia clypeata
Synonyms: Farsetia clypeata
Edible parts of Fibigia clypeata:Young leaves - raw. Used as a cress in salads.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Rocks, dry hills and slopes and dry rocky places up to 1000 metres.
Propagation of Fibigia clypeata:Seed - sow early spring in a cold frame. 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 is worth making an outdoor sowing in situ in the middle of spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Rocks, dry hills and slopes and dry rocky places up to 1000 metres.
Medicinal use of Fibigia clypeata:None known
Known hazards of Fibigia clypeata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.