Friar Beard


Things to know:

Harvest in days from sowing: 90

Crop cycle: Annual, Perennial

N. seeds per g: 50

Direct seeding: X-II

Plant height in cm: 30

Sowing in a warm bed: X-XII

Notes: The fleshy leaves are to be eaten cooked

Sowing depth in cm: 2

Roscano Agretti (friar beard) is a vegetable with a delicate, pleasantly bitter taste; boiled leaves are used, seasoned with oil and vinegar. It has diuretic, laxative, purifying properties and is rich in vitamins and mineral salts.