Nasturtium 'Climbing Mixed' (National Trust)Tropaeolum majusIndian Cress

Half-hardy Annual

What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

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These packets are produced in association with the National Trust

Beautiful edible flowers to use as a garnish or in salads

Vigorous climbing variety suitable for screening trellies walls and fences

Flowers throughout summer and into autumn

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Height Up to 240cm (94in)
Spread Up to 150cm (59in)

Half-hardy Annual

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Description
Through sales generated from the National Trust seeds, a minimum of £7,500 will be given to the National Trust to help look after nature, beauty and history for everyone, forever.

Free-flowering, vibrant and edible, Nasturtium ‘Climbing Mixed’ certainly have a lot to offer. Over the course of the season, these vigorous plants grow long stems which happily scramble up trellis or over walls, producing a lush show of round leaves along with a long-lasting profusion of edible flowers in vibrant shades of red, yellow and orange. Use the flowers as a colourful garnish or to liven up a summer salad. Flowers summer to autumn. Height: 2.4m (94”). Spread: 1.5m (59”). Climber.

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.

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1 packet (40 nasturtium seeds) (KA7447)

Sowing

Direct sow nasturtiums outdoors where they are to grow from March to May. Choose a position in full sun on well drained soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Sow nasturtium seeds thinly, at a depth of 20mm (¾") in drills spaced 30cm (12") apart and cover seed with its own depth of soil. Water the ground regularly, especially during dry periods. Germination usually takes 7-12 days. When nasturtium seedlings are large enough to handle, thin them to 30cm (12") apart.


Alternatively, sow nasturtiums indoors from at a temperature of 15-25C (59-77F). When nasturtium plants are large enough to handle, transplant and grow them on in cooler conditions until large enough to plant outdoors after all risk of frost has passed.

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Water regularly until plants are fully established. Growing nasturtiums is easy and once established, they require little attention.
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