This smaller variety of Nasturtium produces a compact plant with blooms of many colors. Nasturtiums can be eaten for their spicy mustard green flavor, used as a beneficial flower, and more.
Nasturtium, Tom Thumb Mix
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Tom Thumb nasturtiums are a beautiful version of the wild and often aggressive growing nasturtium of Southern California. This variety is compact with lovely bright colored blooms. Create beautiful garden spaces and planters with this exotic and easy to grow flower!
Nasturtiums are a must-have in the veggie garden! They are beautiful and beneficial. Nasturtiums are easy to grow by directly sowing them in the ground. They require little care but are happiest when grown in the cooler months with ample moisture. Flowers and leaves are edible. They have a similar flavor to arugula.
Recommended growing requirements: This plant can be grown in very poor soil during cool temperatures.
Growing requirements: Regular watering will keep the nasturtium producing.
Harvesting and Storage: Nasturtium is part of the mustard family. Its flowers and leaves are known for their spicy, peppery flavor. Simply pull flowers to add to salads and more. Leaves may be harvested for salads, pesto, dips, or even used in place of grape leaves for stuffed rolls similar to Greek dolmas. Young green nasturtiums seeds may be harvested and pickled like capers.
|Days to Germination:||7-10+|
|Days to Maturity:||30-45+|
|Height at Maturity:||NA|
|Lighting Requirements:||Full Sun|
Package Weight: 3 gram
|Dimensions||5.00 × 5.00 × 1.00 in|