Agretti (Salsola soda)

An exciting find – delicious, fleshy, mini fir tree like plants, reminiscent of samphire – that lovely thing harvested from mud flats and eaten with fish. More
5 seedlings 511155-5 £4.95 Delivery early May
[?]
When in stock, please allow up to 1 week for delivery.
More Details

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.

Genus Salsola soda
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Agretti, Saltwort, Land Seaweed, Roscano
Site Full Sun
Height 40-60cm (16-24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow February-March under cover or April-July direct.
Care Tips Keep weed free and water during dry weather.
Harvesting June - September, crop regularly to encourage new growth
Cooking Notes Eat raw or quickly wilted in olive oil or boiling water for a minute.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice

We don't currently have additional advice on using / growing this particular product on our website, but if you do have a question that isn't answered on this page then please give us a call on 0345 092 0283 and we'll happily chat through any queries you may have, or email us on plantadvice@sarahraven.com (for advice on all things growing) or info@sarahraven.com for anything else.

Delivery

Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 1 week for delivery.

Click here to find out more information about our delivery rates and times.

Agretti (Salsola soda) reviews

* * * - - Average based on 7 reviews

* - - - -

Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Vivien

Unmitigated disaster in spite of love and attention! I wouldn't bother again.

* - - - -

Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Gaynor

not tasty and didn't thrive

* * - - -

Reviewed 31st October 2018 by Peggy

Didn’t flourish in a big container and not sure why - probably me

* - - - -

Reviewed 20th September 2018 by Andrew

Plug plants were next to dying. I planted them up immediately but within a few days all but 2 were dead and those followed shortly after. Definitely would not get again.

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for leaving your review. We are very sorry to hear of your disappointment with your Salsola and have refunded you for them."

Posted 7th November 2018

* * * * -

Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Michael

Good quality plants
Average performance inDalkeith

* * * * -

Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Christine

Nice mild flavour that goes particularly well with fish.

* * * * *

Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Michael