Nasturtium Tropaeolum Black Velvet new

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One of the deepest velvety red-black flowering varieties available producing a scintillating display of blooms on neatly compact plants. Makes an eye-catching feature for containers as well as borders, bedding and rockeries.

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Nasturtium Tropaeolum Black Velvet

Nasturtium Tropaeolum Black Velvet .One of the deepest velvety red-black flowering varieties available producing a scintillating display of blooms on neatly compact plants. Makes an eye-catching feature for containers as well as borders, bedding and rockeries. Will grow in any well-drained soil in full sun. Hardy annual. EDIBLE flowers, like all other nasturtiums, taste slightly peppery.

Cultivation Advice Nasturtium Tropaeolum Black Velvet

Days to Germination: 10-14.

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 65F.

Planting Depth: 1/8-1/4 inch.

Spacing, Plant: 12 inches.

Plant Height: 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 inches apart. Replant thinned plants.
  • Plant in sandy, well-drained soil.
  • Do not fertilize. Enriched soil tends to promote more foliage than flowers.