Herb latin name: Salicornia ambigua
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
Edible parts of Salicornia ambigua:Leaves and stems - cooked or pickled.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Sandy sea strands and borders of salt marshes.
Propagation of Salicornia ambigua:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed as soon as it is ripe if this is possible, otherwise in spring, in a greenhouse in a light sandy compost. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division might be possible in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Sandy sea strands and borders of salt marshes.
Medicinal use of Salicornia ambigua:None known
Known hazards of Salicornia ambigua:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.