NASTURTIUM PURPLE EMPEROR

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is a beautiful and eye-catching variety with deep green foliage. Flowers are a purple antique rose effect with a yellow throat giving a lovely vintage effect.

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NASTURTIUM PURPLE EMPEROR

NASTURTIUM PURPLE  EMPEROR is a beautiful and eye-catching variety with deep green foliage. Flowers are a purple antique rose effect with a yellow throat giving a lovely vintage effect. The plant is spreading and will climb up to 1.5 m if it gets support.  The flowers and leaves are a peppery addition to salads, pastas, or used as a garnish. Hardy annual. Easy to grow.

Cultivation Advice NASTURTIUM PURPLE EMPEROR

Days to Germination: 10-14 days

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 65 F

Planting Depth: 1/8-¼  inch

Spacing, Plant:  12-24 inches

Plant Height: 10-12 inches

Light: Full Sun

  • Sow indoors / heated propagator from 3-4 weeks before the last spring frost or sow directly outdoors , in full sun ,after all danger of frost has passed.
  • Germination requires 65F.
  • Keep soil moist  during germination
  • Cover with 1/8 to ¼ inch of fine soil.  When seedlings are 2-3 inches high, thin/transplant to 12-24 inches  apart.  Replant thinned plants.
  • Plant  in sandy, well-drained soil.
  • Do not fertilize. Enriched soil tends to  promote more foliage than flowers.