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Nasturtium Seeds, Empress of India

Tropaeolum minus
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Empress of India Nasturtium is a garden favorite. This heirloom variety is noted for its deeply colored blue-green foliage and contrasting scarlet blossoms. Its long-spurred blossoms are a pleasant addition to the flower garden.


  • SKU: 140133
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Safe for bees
Safe
for Bees
Grow best in
Grows
Best In:
Full Sun
Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
7 to 21 days
Water needs
Water
Needs:
Average 2.5 cm (1-2") per week
Best container size
Best
Container Size:
12"+
Growing height
Growing Height:
25-30 cm (10-12")
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Flower
  • Botanical Name: Tropaeolum minus
  • Fill Weight (grams): 2.5
  • Approximate Seed Count: 15-20
  • Planting Method: Sow Direct
  • Plant Lifecycle: Annual
  • Seed Type: Open Pollinated
  • Color: Scarlet
  • Water Needs: Average 2.5 cm (1-2") per week
  • Harvest/Bloom Season: July to Frost
  • Flavor: Peppery
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
After all danger of frost, sow in open ground well exposed. Cover with 1/2 inch of soil that isn't too fertile. When plants are 3 inches tall, thin. Does not transplant well. Water sparingly.
  • Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1")
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  • A striking combination for beds, borders and containers.

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