Botanical name: Cochlearia officinalis

Cochlearia officinalis is an endemic species of Ireland, England and coastal regions of Northern and Central Europe.

The succulent leaves are rich in vitamin C, once worn by sailors as a cure for scurvy.

Still the foliage is consumed in the Nordic countries, especially in mixed salads. The tangy taste reminiscent of Nasturtium officinalis.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
  • Dwelling
  • Temperature
    Rustica (from -5° to -20° c and above)
  • Watering
  • Land
    Well drained
Product Categories: Alimurgiche, Herbaceous, Medicinal herbs, and Perennials.
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