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Common Name: White Wall Rocket
Diplotaxis erucoides is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.50 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
S. Europe - Mediterranean. Naturalized in S. Britain.
A weed of arable and waste ground in S. England and frequent as a casual.
See the plants native habitat for ideas on its cultivation needs[
This species is a serious weed in S. Europe[
Plants often germinate in the autumn and survive as an over-wintering rosette[
Leaves - raw or cooked. A mustard-like flavour, they can be added to salads[
Seed - best sown in situ as soon as it is ripe, though it can also be sown in situ in the spring. The seed usually germinates in the autumn.