NasturtiumTropaeolum majus, T. majus nanum, T peregrium canariense
Tropaeolum of the Tropaelaceae family is an annual originally from the Andes Mountains in South America. This plant brings a multitude of blooms and grows vigorously and is undemanding, blooming for a long time. It wants permeable, not too heavily fertilized soil. Nasturtium can handle cool weather but is affected by frost. Both the flowers and the leaves are tasty in salads because of their slightly peppery taste. The seeds are used as capers after preserving and the whole plant is valuable in Medicine.
SOWING: Sow outdoors in May or indoors in April 2 cm deep, 25 cm between the plants.
SEEDS: 7-9 seeds/g and one portion has enough seeds for at least 20-30 seedlings or when sowing outdoors for about 3 m.