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Nasturtium 'Strawberries and Cream'

Tropaeolum majus, Indian Cress

Half-hardy Annual

A showy variety with light yellow semi-double flowers, boldly blotched scarlet in a delightful combination. Suitable for bedding, edging and flowering freely in most soils, particularly in poor dry ones. Also makes a very showy summer flowering pot plant for the cold greenhouse, conservatory or cool, well lit windowsill. Height 23-30cm (9-12in).

Culinary note: The peppery flavour of the leaves and colourful flowers will enrich salads and the unripened seeds can used like capers – delicious combined with cream cheese or butter in canapés. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio, kitchen garden, cottage gardens, exotic garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September
Sowing Months:
March, April, May
full sun
    • 1 packet (20 nasturtium seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.99 £0.99
Sow outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 20mm (¾in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart.For earlier flowering: Sow seed, 1cm (½in) deep, 3 seeds per 7.5cm (3in) pot, in free-draining, damp seed compost. Place at 20-29C (68-86F) until after germination. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after risk of frost. Before planting into containers, ensure plants are well rooted in their pots.

Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after all risk of frost. They flower most freely in poor dryish soils and full sun.

Water regularly until plants are fully established. Growing nasturtiums is easy and once established, they require little attention.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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