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Uses

Edible uses

Notes

The root is a condiment[1]. It is used like horseradish (Armoracia rusticana)[2] and is said to be less acrid[3].

Unknown part

Material uses

There are no material uses listed for Cochlearia macrocarpa.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Cochlearia macrocarpa.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ. Germination usually takes place within 2 - 3 weeks at 15°c[4].

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Cultivation

We have virtually no information on this species or its hardiness in Britain and do not even know if it is a perennial or annual. There is no record of it in 'Flora Europaea'. It is likely to succeed in an acid or calcareous sandy or gritty well-drained soils in a sunny position.

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Cochlearia macrocarpa. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.

Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Cochlearia macrocarpa.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

This table shows all the data stored for this plant.

Taxonomy
Binomial name
Cochlearia macrocarpa
Genus
Cochlearia
Family
Brassicaceae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
?
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
no shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    ?
    Herbaceous or Woody
    ?
    Life Cycle
    ?
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    x meters
    Fertility
    Pollinators
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type












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