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Uses

Edible uses

Notes

Young leaves - raw or cooked[1][2]. A somewhat hot taste.

Flowers - raw. A nice decorative addition to salads, they have a pleasantly spicy flavour[K].

Young seedpods - raw. Crisp and juicy, they must be eaten when young because they quickly become tough and fibrous[K].

Flowers

Leaves

Seedpod

Material uses

There are no material uses listed for Raphanus landra.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Raphanus landra.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - sow spring in situ. Germination should take place within 2 weeks.

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Cultivation

Prefers a rich soil with ample moisture[3][4]. Dislikes very heavy soils[5].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Raphanus landra. 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 Raphanus landra.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

This table shows all the data stored for this plant.

Taxonomy
Binomial name
Raphanus landra
Genus
Raphanus
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
light 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
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type











    References

    1. ? 1.01.1 Hedrick. U. P. Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World. Dover Publications ISBN 0-486-20459-6 (1972-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.1 Facciola. S. Cornucopia - A Source Book of Edible Plants. Kampong Publications ISBN 0-9628087-0-9 (1990-00-00)
    3. ? Simons. New Vegetable Growers Handbook. Penguin ISBN 0-14-046-050-0 (1977-00-00)
    4. ? Larkcom. J. Salads all the Year Round. Hamlyn (1980-00-00)
    5. ? Thompson. B. The Gardener's Assistant. Blackie and Son. (1878-00-00)
    6. ? Clapham, Tootin and Warburg. Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge University Press (1962-00-00)