Herb: Red Glasswort
Latin name: Salicornia rubra
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
Edible parts of Red Glasswort:Seed - ground into a powder and then cooked. Young stems - raw or cooked.
Description of the plant:
(7 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Low alkaline soils. The plant grows in inland areas in saline soils.
Propagation of Red Glasswort:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in situ as soon as it is ripe if this is possible, otherwise sow in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Low alkaline soils. The plant grows in inland areas in saline soils.
Medicinal use of Red Glasswort:None known
Known hazards of Salicornia rubra:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.