20 Seeds w/Instructions
Crithmum maritimum is a edible, perennial, succulent heirloom plant growing to 1ft wide and tall. Commonly known as sea fennel or rock samphire, this wild, naturally salt-tolerant plant is usually found on maritime rocks, piers and sandy beaches. Rock Samphire has a number of uses in culinary, medicine and cosmetics. This highly aromatic herb has been used in many European countries as edible vegetable or spice. Beside cooked, it is often used for food flavoring, also young leaves are usually prepared for salads or pickled in vinegar and used as condiments. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil. Perennial in zones 5-9. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.
Other Names: finocchio marino, samphire, sea vegetable seeds, rare seeds, aquatic edible, aquatic vegetable, crest marine, marine fennel