NASTURTIUM DWARF JEWEL SEED

NASTURTIUM DWARF JEWEL SEED

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NASTURTIUM DWARF JEWEL

Description
Dwarf Jewel Mixed Nasturtium Seeds 5780. Glorious masses of tropical looking flowers are produced well above the foliage on this non-trailing variety. To encourage continuous blooming, pick off faded and spent flowers. Semi-double flowers are produced in numerous combinations of red, yellow and orange. Plants grow to 30 cm (12″) high. 


How to Grow
6 seed/gram. As nasturtiums resent transplanting, directly sow seed into well drained soil in late May 2.5 cm (1″) deep and 5 cm (2″) apart, thinning seedlings to 20 cm (8″) apart. Seed generally germinates within 12 days. Full sun is preferred. Partial shade is recommended in hot summer areas. Blooms have a peppery taste and are quite popular as a salad garnish. We recommend removing spent flowers to help lengthen the blooming period.

BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS
Early Summer

LIFECYCLE
Annual

PROPAGATION
Sow Direct

DAYS TO EMERGENCE
10 to 14

LIGHT
Full Sun to Partial Sun

GROWTH HABIT
Bushy

HEIGHT
Low to Medium (15 to 30 cm)(6" to 12")

FROST TOLERANCE
Killed by Frost

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY
Easy

HERITAGE
Heirloom

FAMILY NAME
Tropaeolaceae

LATIN
Tropaeolum majus

SUGGESTED USES
Border, Planters, containers and window boxes, rock garden