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NASTURTIUM ‘BLACK VELVET’

NASTURTIUM ‘BLACK VELVET’

Tropaeolum minus
Member $4.25
Non-Member $5.50
Wonderous supple chocolate blooms appear from the jade-green foliage. Good enough to eat, both the flowers and leaves of Nasturtiums are edible. Nasturtiums naturally repel pest insects, these and other 'companion' benefits for vegetables are well celebrated. Standout selection from the 2020 Diggers Flower Trials.
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SEEDS: S661

Growing Information

Sow direct in Autumn-Spring
Height To 25cm
Position in FULL SUN/PART SHADE
20 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY ANNUAL
Space at 40cm
Drought tolerant once established

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

NASTURTIUM ‘BLACK VELVET’

Tropaeolum minus
Member $4.25
Non-Member $5.50
Wonderous supple chocolate blooms appear from the jade-green foliage. Good enough to eat, both the flowers and leaves of Nasturtiums are edible. Nasturtiums naturally repel pest insects, these and other 'companion' benefits for vegetables are well celebrated. Standout selection from the 2020 Diggers Flower Trials.
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SEEDS: S661
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