Perennial herb spreads prolifically in damp, shady position.
Other Names: Stonecress, Fools watercress
Origin: Europe & West Asia
Size: 0.25m high, spreads by suckering
Growing conditions: partial shade
Harvest: all year
Propagation: by division
Growing tips: Grows in damp soil or shallow water. Grow in pots to keep contained. Needs to be divided several times per year.
Use: Leaves have a mild carrot flavour and are best in salads or stir fried.
Availability in shop: all year