Empress of India, ekofrö
Is a Bush Nasturtium of dark-red flowers and dark-green-violet foliage, 30 cm tall. This plant was introduced in 1884. A portion contains about 20 seeds.
|Latin name:||Tropaeolum majus|
|Botanic family:||The Nasturtium Family - Tropaeolaceae|
SowingSow outdoors in May or indoors in April 2 cm deep.
SpacingKeep 25 cm between the plants.
HarvestBoth 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.
A portion contains about 20 seeds.