Isle Of Man Cabbage
Herb: Isle Of Man Cabbage
Latin name: Rhynchosinapis monensis
Synonyms: Brassicella monensis, Sisymbrium monense
Edible parts of Isle Of Man Cabbage:Leaves - raw or cooked. A flavour somewhere between a cabbage and a radish.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:West coast of Britain from N. Devon to Kintyre.
Propagation of Isle Of Man Cabbage:Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. Germination usually takes place within 2 weeks. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. If you have sufficient seed then it would be worthwhile sowing it outdoors in situ in mid to late spring.
Cultivation of the herb:West coast of Britain from N. Devon to Kintyre.
Medicinal use of Isle Of Man Cabbage:None known
Known hazards of Rhynchosinapis monensis:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.