Nasturtium Alaska Mix Flower Seeds

Nasturtium Alaska Mix Flower Seeds

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Common Name: Nasturtium Alaska Mix, Garden nasturtium, Indian cress

Scientific Name: Tropaeolum minus

Life Cycle: Annual

Remarks: Green-and-white variegated foliage.

Improved strain of brilliant, single, flowers in yellow, crimson, orange, salmon and cherry. Compact, mound-shaped plants. Also known as garden nasturtium and Indian cress.


When: 
Spring + Summer + Autumn (Spring only for cool climates)

Sewing Depth + Method: Direct seed (recommended): Sow 2 weeks before the last frost, 20-30cm apart, 1.5cm deep. Cover seeds as they require darkness to germinate. Thin when seedlings have the first true leaves. Transplant: Sow 3-4 weeks before the last frost. Plant 2 seeds 1.5cm deep in individual punnets or pots. Cover seeds as they require darkness to germinate. Thin to one plant per cell or pot. Harden off and transplant outside after the danger of frost has passed. Trellising is needed for climbing varieties and they will need assistance to climb.

Spacing: 20-30cm

Position: Sun/part shade

Days until Germination: 7-14 days at 16-18°C

Seed to Bloom: 55-65 days

Harvest: Edible flowers: Harvest when the flowers are fully open.Edible leaves: Harvest at any time.

Approx. Number of Seeds:
 15

Note:
Unfortunately, we cannot ship to WA