The best edible flowers to grow all year round - with growing and harvesting tips.
|25 seeds 158000||£1.95||
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With dark green and crimson leaves, and ruby-orange flowers, this climbing and trailing nasturtium is a firm favourite. Eat it too!
|Variety||'Empress of India'|
|Border Position||Back, Middle, Climber, Ground Cover|
|Soil Type||Chalky, Fertile, Clay|
|Moisture||Moist but Well-drained|
|Sowing, Seeds, Planting||Sow indoors March-April and plant out after last frosts, or direct sow May-July about 2cm (1in) deep in lines or blocks 20cm (8in) apart. They thrive in poor soil.|
|Care Tips||Feed and deadhead to prolong the flowering period. This can be grown in a container pot, and will need a supporting frame.|
|Flowering||June - October, 10-12 weeks from sowing|
|Vase Life||3-4 days.|
|Harvesting||Flower production: 4-5 months.|
|Cooking Notes||The leaves and flowers are edible, with a peppery flavour.|
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