Dog’s Cabbage (Theligonum cynocrambe)

Annual
Cynocrambe prostrata.
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Dog's Cabbage
Theligonum cynocrambe
Cynocrambaceae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    Laxative[46, 61].

  • Edible Use

    Young shoots – cooked[2, 46, 61, 103]. A sub-acid flavour, it is used as a spinach substitute though it is slightly purgative[2].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow spring in situ. We are not sure if this plant is frost-hardy, it might be worth sowing the seed in a greenhouse and planting out after the last expected frosts.
We have no details on the cultivation needs of this species, see the plants native habitat for ideas. The plant is occasionally cultivated for its edible leaves in the Mediterranean[1].
Europe – Mediterranean.

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