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Lepidium diffusum is a
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Southern N. America - Louisiana.
We have almost no information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in most parts of the country. There is also some doubt over the validity of this name[
]. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Succeeds in most soils.
Young leaves - raw or cooked[
]. A hot cress-like flavour[
Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. Germination should take place within 3 weeks.
Division in spring.