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Common Name: Dog's Cabbage
Theligonum cynocrambe is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.10 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine
Europe - Mediterranean.
Damp or shady rocks and walls[
We have no details on the cultivation needs of this species, see the plants native habitat for ideas.
The plant is occasionally cultivated for its edible leaves in the Mediterranean[
Young shoots - cooked[
]. A sub-acid flavour, it is used as a spinach substitute though it is slightly purgative[
Seed - sow spring in situ. We are not sure if this plant is frost-hardy, it might be worth sowing the seed in a greenhouse and planting out after the last expected frosts.