Herb latin name: Secale sylvestre
Synonyms: Secale fragile
Family: Gramineae (Grass Family)
Edible parts of Secale sylvestre:Seed - cooked. It can be used whole, or ground into a flour and used as a cereal.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Sandy soils.
Propagation of Secale sylvestre:Seed - sow March or October in situ and only just cover the seed. Germination should take place within 2 weeks.
Cultivation of the herb:Sandy soils.
Medicinal use of Secale sylvestre:None known
Known hazards of Secale sylvestre:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.