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:
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:
Spring (as annual) / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
20-40cm, 8-16 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers very small and insignificant
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