Perennial herb for boggy to wet conditions. Very easy to grow.
Other Names: Indian pennywort, Japanese parsley, Water dropwort
Origin: East Asia including Australia
Size: 1m high, 2m spread
Growing conditions: full sun to partial shade
Harvest: All year round. Harvest often to encourage bushy growth.
Propagation: by division or cuttings, which root easily in water.
Growing tips: Grow in very damp areas, or place pot in water.
Use: Leaves, stems and roots have a fresh carrot-like flavour and are edible raw or cooked.
Availability in shop: all year