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Salsola soda (Monk's Beard)

An exciting find - delicious, fleshy, mini fir tree like plants, reminiscent of samphire - that lovely thing harvested from mud flats and eaten with fish.
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100 seeds

5 seedlings (511155-5)

For every 5 seed packets you buy, we'll send the cheapest one FREE

Offer applies to each multiple of 5 – buy 10 packets and get cheapest two free. Terms and conditions apply.

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Height
60cm (24in)
Common name
Agretti
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Best sown direct once the ground has warmed up in spring. Sow thinly, 10-15 cm apart and thin to 30cm apart. Mature plants grow to 60cms tall.

Description

An exciting find – delicious, fleshy, mini fir tree like plants, reminiscent of samphire – that lovely thing harvested from mud flats and eaten with fish. Eat raw or quickly wilted in olive oil or boiling water for a minute.

Care Tips

Seed does not store for long so it’s important to sow the seeds the year you get them