Corn Rocket (Bunias erucago)

Annual/Biennial
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Corn Rocket
Bunias erucago
Cruciferae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    None known

  • Edible Use

    Leaves and young stems – raw or cooked[2, 64, 61, 105, 177]. A characteristic aromatic flavour that goes well with beans[183]. The young and tender leaves make a refreshing spring soup[89, 183].

    Root – raw[17, 264]. It can be sliced thinly or grated and then be added to salads[89].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow March to August in situ in order to obtain a succession of fresh young leaves. The seed usually germinates within 2 weeks.
Succeeds in most soils[1], including poor ones[132], preferring a sunny position[200].
S. Europe. A rare casual in Britain[17].

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