Herb: Sea Radish
Latin name: Raphanus maritima
Synonyms: Raphanus raphanistrum maritimus
Edible parts of Sea Radish:Young leaves - raw or cooked as a potherb. A somewhat hot taste. Root - cooked as a potherb or used as a substitute for horseradish. Flowers - raw. A nice addition to salads. Young seedpods - raw. Crisp and juicy, they must be eaten when young because they quickly become tough and fibrous.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:A plant of the drift-line and cliffs on sandy and rocky shores.
Propagation of Sea Radish:Seed - sow spring in situ. Germination should take place within 2 weeks.
Cultivation of the herb:A plant of the drift-line and cliffs on sandy and rocky shores.
Medicinal use of Sea Radish:None known
Known hazards of Raphanus maritima:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.