Barbarea vulgaris, Bittercress, Wintercress

Botanical name: Barbarea vulgaris
Synonym: Arabis barbarea, Barbarea barbarea, Barbarea hirsuta, Barbarea stricta, Barbarea sylvestris, Erysimum barbarea, Sisymbrium barbarea
Common name: Bittercress, wintercress, herb barbara, rocketcress, yellow rocketcress, winter rocket, wound rocket
Family: Brassicaceae
Native to: Eurasia
Life cycle: biennial or perennial
Flower colour: yellow
Flower time (Central / West-Europe): April to July
Height: up to 90cm
Characteristics and usage: medicinal & culinary herb, leaves are edible and contain vitamin C, glucosinolates, flavonoids and saponins
Weight of 1000 seeds: 0,5g
Seeds per gram: 2000
Cultivation / direction of sowing: sow on the surface at 20ºC (68ºF), Barbarea vulgaris germinates in less than two weeks.


  • Quantity: 1g seeds
  • Quantity: 10g seeds (+15,48 EUR)


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Barbarea vulgaris, Bittercress, Wintercress
Barbarea vulgaris, Bittercress, Wintercress