A picture of a Charlock

Charlock

Sinapis arvensis

Full Sun
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

30cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Charlock Overview

This species will produce seeds that can survive for fifty years. The young leaves and buds can be eaten and the seeds can be crushed and used like mustard. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Other uses of Charlock

Wildflower/meadow, culinary, medicinal