Nasturtium - Alaska Red (Tropaeolum majus) Tip Top Alaska Red Nasturtium Herb Flower
Height 20 cm 8 in
This variety is a real beauty! The red flowers are set off perfectly against the soft green leaves. Alaska Red is also known as 'Tip Top' and is a trailing variety.
Nasturtium: herb, veggie and a showy flower! This variety has white flecked leaves with red-orange flowers. The tasty leaves and edible flowers have a hot watercress flavour that add great colour and flavour to salads
- The young seed pods are hotter and can be pickled and used like capers.
- Easy to grow and great for container gardens. Germination: 10-12 days, soaking seeds overnight aids germination.
- Start seeds indoors 2-4 weeks prior to last frost and transplant outdoors when all risk of frost has passed. Plant seeds 1/2 in deep.
- OR Direct sow outdoors 2 weeks before the last frost into early summer; spacing 8-12 in
- Harvest as needed
- Seed Count: 20