Herb: Wild Mignonette


Latin name: Reseda lutea


Family: Resedaceae (Mignonette Family)



Edible parts of Wild Mignonette:

Young leaves - raw.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Biennial/Perennial


Height:
75 cm
(2 feet)

Flowering:
June to
August

Habitat of the herb:

Waste places, disturbed ground and arable land, especially on calcareous sub-strata.

Propagation of Wild Mignonette:

Seed - sow in situ in the spring and only just cover the seed. An autumn sowing usually succeeds in areas where winter temperatures do not fall below about -10C.

Cultivation of the herb:

Waste places, disturbed ground and arable land, especially on calcareous sub-strata.

Medicinal use of Wild Mignonette:

None known

Known hazards of Reseda lutea:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.