Nasturtium Fiesta Blend Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Nasturtium Fiesta Blend Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Tropaeolum majus

Item #2026

Perennial (tender) grown as an annual. Every salad should have edible nasturtium flowers! Fiesta Blend is a spicy feast of color with flowers in orange, yellow, and orange/peach bi-colors. The blossom petals are a festive addition to salads and pastas. Grow some in your vegetable patch to repel insect pests, while attracting pollinators. Perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer; usually grown as an annual. Fairly drought tolerant once established. Rabbit and deer deterrent.




Seedling Image

Annual

Full sun to part shade

Blooms late spring to frost

10”-12” tall

Days to Emerge:
7-14 days

Seed Depth:
1/2”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 8”–12”

Thinning:
When 2” tall,
thin to 1
every 8”-12”


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost. Mild Climates: Sow in fall for winter bloom. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 55°‒65°F.

When to start inside: Not recommended. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Sow in biodegradable pots that can be directly planted in the ground.

Special germination instructions: Seed requires darkness to germinate. Sow at the recommended depth of 1/2". Soak seed in water for 12 - 24 hours before sowing.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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