Water Pepper

Polygonum hydropiper


Standard seed packet, 40 seeds

$1.25
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Water Pepper

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".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring
Row Spacing: 100cm
Position: Full sun
Plant Spacing: 80cm
Hardiness: Frost Tender Annual
Plant Height: 50cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 120 days
*Notes: Keep soil constantly wet do not allow to dry out.

(Product number: F5-10)
Seeds per gram: 450 seeds


SKU F5-10
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
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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