1 2 3 4 5

Salsola soda (Monk's Beard)

An exciting find - delicious, fleshy, mini fir tree like plants, reminiscent of samphire - that lovely thing harvested from mud flats and eaten with fish.
1

100 seeds

5 seedlings (511155-5)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Half-Hardy Annual
Height
40-60cm (16-24in)
Common name
Agretti, Saltwort, Land Seaweed, Roscano
Aspect
Full Sun
Cultivation
Best sown direct once the ground has warmed up in spring. Sow thinly, 10-15 cm apart and thin to 30cm apart. Mature plants grow to 60cms tall.

Description

An exciting find – delicious, fleshy, mini fir tree like plants, reminiscent of samphire – that lovely thing harvested from mud flats and eaten with fish. Eat raw or quickly wilted in olive oil or boiling water for a minute.

Care Tips

Seed does not store for long so it’s important to sow the seeds the year you get them