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Lepidium incisum is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.15 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
E. Asia - Kumaon to Sikkim at elevations of 3,000 - 4,200 metres.
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 many parts of the country. It is quite possibly no more than a form of L. capitatum. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Succeeds in most soils.
Leaves - cooked[
- Plants for Human Consumption.
- Kunkel. G.
- Koeltz Scientific Books
- An excellent book for the dedicated. A comprehensive listing of Latin names with a brief list of edible parts.
Seed - sow spring in situ. Germination should take place within 3 weeks.
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