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Crithmum maritimum (seeds)

Crithmum maritimum The sea fennel

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The Crithmum maritimum sea fennel is a perennial plant with a striated stems, which branched woody at the baseand It can grow up to 60 cm.

C. maritimum also called samphire, rock samphire, or sea fennel.

It grows in coastalareas, on rocky or sandy shores.

It blooms in summer, forming umbelliferouses of 8-36 rays, where flowerscome.

The fruit consists of two pods.

Sea fennel can grow insoils with very high salinity.

It tolerates in hightemperatures, while it has a limitedneed moisture and high tolerance to salinity.

Crithmum maritimum contains essential oils, mineral salts, iodineand vitamins

You can harvest the leaves and tender sprouts before

blossom 2 or 3 times a year.

Species ID

Genus:
Crithmum
Species:
Crithmum maritimum

Plant Characteristics

Circle of Life:
Perrenial
Plant Type:
  • Bushwood
  • Shrub
Flowering Period:
  • August
  • July
  • September
Height:
50cm

Requirements

Soil Type:
Moderate composition, Well drained
Light Requirements:
Full Sun
Water Requirements:
Moderate
Toughness:
It can withstand high temperatures and high tolerance to salinity.
Usage:
  • Aromatic
  • Cuisine
  • Edible