Herb latin name: Lepidium hyssopifolium
Edible parts of Lepidium hyssopifolium:Young leaves - raw or cooked. A hot cress-like flavour, it is coarse and less succulent than some of the other members of this genus.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Basalt, silurian and red sand areas.
Propagation of Lepidium hyssopifolium:Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Basalt, silurian and red sand areas.
Medicinal use of Lepidium hyssopifolium:None known
Known hazards of Lepidium hyssopifolium:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.