Water Pepper

Polygonum hydropiper Packet

Standard seed packet, 40 seeds

$1.50
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  • Leaf vegetable or herb
  • Likes wet-boggy soils
  • Spicy pepper flavour

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Description

'Water Pepper' seeds

Polygonum hydropiper

Synonyms: Persicaria hydropiper

  • Leaf vegetable or herb
  • Likes wet-boggy soils
  • Spicy pepper flavour

Grows in wet boggy soils or ponds. Leaves and stems can be eaten raw or cooked and have a hot spicy flavour similar to pepper. Seedlings can be used as a garnish. Popular in Japan where leaves are also used to make a traditional vinegar. Also known as "Smartweed" or "Marshpepper knotweed".

Seeds per gram: 450
Product code: F5-10

Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring
Germination 10-20 days @ 10-28°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Tender Annual
Row Spacing 100cm
Plant Spacing 80cm
Plant Height 50cm
Position Full sun
Days Until Maturity 120 days

*Notes: Keep soil constantly wet do not allow to dry out.

Shipping

We deliver Australia wide.

All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 2-4 business days plus delivery time
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates. The delivery timeframes below are estimates only.

 

Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
No tracking | Guaranteed delivery** by 20 business days
  Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
 
Order includes BULK seed
or other non-seed products
Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

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