Jaramago -  Wild mustard

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Jaramago - Wild mustard

Jaramargo in Spanish or Wild mustard in English. Latin name - (Diplotaxis virgata) Grows on uncultivated land in February, March and April especially if there has been rain. In the province of Granada it can cover entire hillsides and grow absolutely everywhere even in gutters . It is very common in the roofs of the Albayzin which need re-pointing. It is very attractive. The flowers last for 2 or 3 weeks. It could be used in a salad a but it is a little bit coarse. It is similar to rocket but at that time of year you call also find wild rocket which has white flowers and is very good in salads.

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