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".
How to sow and grow:
|Germination:||10-20 days @ 10-28°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost Tender Annual|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||120 days|
(Product number: F5-10)
Seeds per gram: 450 seeds
|Botanical name:||Polygonum hydropiper|
|Botanical synonyms:||Persicaria hydropiper|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||40 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||450|
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