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Common Name: Isle Of Man Cabbage
Rhynchosinapis monensis is a Biennial up to 0.30 metres tall.
It has edible uses.
West coast of Britain from N. Devon to Kintyre[
This species is endemic to Britain[
]. See the plants native habitat for ideas on its cultural needs.
Leaves - raw or cooked[
]. A flavour somewhere between a cabbage and a radish[
Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. Germination usually takes place within 2 weeks. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
If you have sufficient seed then it would be worthwhile sowing it outdoors in situ in mid to late spring.