How to grow Salicornia europaea

Salicornia europaea growing herbaceous succulent of the genus Salicornia also known as Common glasswort, Salicornia europaea perennial evergreen or annual plant, edible plant but mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and grow in hardiness zone 3-10 (as annual) 10-11(as perennial)

Stems edible color green in stick like shape, can used in soap or as salt.

Salicornia europaea flower

Flower color yellow, very small and insignificant.

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Requirements for Salicornia europaea growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy to do so

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring (as annual) / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead parts

Size of the plant?
20-40cm, 8-16 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers very small and insignificant

Edible stems

Stems harvesting season:
As perennial all year in colder spring, summer, autumn

How to harvest the stems?
After the plant establish can be harvest

Information about stems:
Color green in stick like shape

Uses of Salicornia europaea stems:
Like a salt

Scientific name:

Salicornia europaea

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone