This plant has no fragrance
More images of Namaqua Wild Cabbage
Namaqua Wild Cabbage Overview
Trachyandra falcata is a tuberous perennial that grows along the west coast of South Africa from the West Coast National Park near Saldanha to the Richtersveld and into Namibia.
Common problems with Namaqua Wild Cabbage
Rots when kept too wet.
Namaqua Wild Cabbage Companion Plants
Grow with plants that have similar water requirements and annuals from the same area.
How to harvest Namaqua Wild Cabbage
Pick flowers when still closed and use within a day.
How to propagate Namaqua Wild Cabbage
The plants selfseed, but can be sown in autumn; scatter seeds and wet thoroughly only once.
Special features of Namaqua Wild Cabbage
Other uses of Namaqua Wild Cabbage
The flower stalk is eaten, prepared as for a brassica (cabbages).