Ideal for children, get them involved as you grow Nasturtium Tom Thumb Seeds. These dwarf compact plants have brilliantly coloured single flowers, in a glorious range of colours. Easy to grow, these are not only great for kids to grow, but are ideal in beds, borders, containers and even that dry sunny bank you have.
With edible flowers and leaves how could you resist growing these seeds? The leaves taste like watercress, while the flowers add a spicy touch to salads. The green seeds can even be chopped and used with parsley as a garnish.
Plant Type: Hardy Annual
Flowering Period: Summer to Frost
Height: 15-23cm (6-9)
Ideal for: Children, Bedding, Borders, Cottage Gardens
Sow: Sow outdoors where they are to flower and prepare the ground well - rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 20mm deep, in rows 30cm (12) apart.
For earlier flowering, sow the seeds, 1cm deep, 3 seeds per 7.5cm (3) pot, in
free draining, damp seed compost. Place at 20-29C (68-86F) until after germination.
Growing: Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after all risk of frost.
Aftercare: They flower most freely in full sun and poor and relatively dry soils. Before planting in containers, make sure they are well rooted in their pots.
Quantity: 40 seeds