Nasturtium Seed - Dwarf Jewel Mix

$2.95

Trapaeolum nanum Beautiful red, yellow and orange edible flowers and leaves with a peppery watercress flavor. Low-growing bushy plants ideal for borders and pots. Very easy-to-grow by direct seed - just...

Packet - 3.5 gramsPacket - 3.5 grams
Description

Trapaeolum nanum

Beautiful red, yellow and orange edible flowers and leaves with a peppery watercress flavor. Low-growing bushy plants ideal for borders and pots. Very easy-to-grow by direct seed - just scarify each seed before planting. Full to partial sun. Summer blooming. Annual.
Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
220 n/a n/a 50-70
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 70-75°F Full/Part Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1/2" 4-6" 25
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
8-12" 7-14 Annual 5-7 years

Site Selection

Nasturtium is a frost sensitive annual that prefers full sun-partial shade and well-drained soil high in organic matter.

Cultivation

Direct sow outdoors once the danger of frost has passed. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 70-75°F. Sow seeds 1/2” deep and 4-6” apart. Seeds will germinate in 7-14 days. Space mature plants 8-12" apart.

Harvest

Young leaves can be harvested for salads. The edible flowers can be harvested anytime from early summer to a killing frost in the fall.