Tropaeolum majus

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Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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Tropaeolum majus

  • Climbing annual
  • Culinary and medicinal herb
  • Peppery flavour

Climbing annual. Leaves and flowers are used fresh in salads; they have a peppery flavour comparable to watercress. Seeds can be ground and used as a pepper substitute. Also has medicinal uses.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 15mm
When: Spring to early autumn (in cool climates spring only)
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 30-45cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Days to Maturity/flowering: 70-80 days
Care: Do not over-water. Protect from slugs, snails and caterpillars.

(Product number: X-004)
Seeds per gram: 9 seeds

SKU X-004
Botanical name: Tropaeolum majus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Seeds per gram: 9
Photo credits:

Photo by Bec


By: on 21 March 2016
grows extremely easily...gone bonkers everywhere

fool proof plant

By: on 21 March 2016
Germinates so easy and quick. Plants look after themselves. Mine were damaged by my dogs at seedling stage but they bounced back and look great now.

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