Calepina irregularis

White Ball Mustard

Young leaves of White Ball Mustard (Calepina irregularis) look so delicious and green, as if they wanted to shout at us: Eat me, I’m a salad.

No wonder, because the White Ball Mustard is related to cabbage, rape and turnip.

White Ball Mustard flowers

Whether it is also edible, I could not try, because the plants shown here grow in a place that is shat on by dogs.

Here in Germany, the flowering period lasts from April to June. If the winter is mild, it can start earlier.

Calepina irregularis grows as an annual or biennial and can grow up to 70 centimetres high.

Calepina irregularis