Harvest seeds when ripe in autumn and pick leaves fresh for salads.
Will self-seed freely. Alternatively, harvest seed when ripe in autumn and sow in situ, or in early spring in a cold frame.
Basal cuttings to be taken in mid/late spring, cuttings of the side shoots can be taken in late summer.
Will withstand very dry soil conditions.
The seeds yield an emollient liquid.
Leaves and flowers are common additions to 'wild' salads. The seeds are also edible.