Tropaeolum majus



Price shown is exclusive of VAT and is calculated at checkout.


Another South African garden favourite, but these varieties boast with marvellously coloured flowers. These varieties are mound forming, perfect for garden edges or balcony pots. Whether you pick the flowers for a vase, or to put on a plate, one thing is certain, they are sure to delight!


20 seeds per packet.

SKU: N/A Categories: , ,
Flower type:Disk
Life cycle:Annual
Climate:Thrives in warm temperatures, but also semi-frost hardy in mild winter areas.
Sowing guide:Direct sow (recommended) in September to December when soil temperatures are above 16 C.
Germination guide:7-10 days @ 21 C. Soak seeds overnight in water. When sowing, cover seed with a layer of soil as darkness aids germination.
Flowering time:60-90 days after sowing
Pinch:Not necessary
Position:Full Sun
Final height:20-30 cm
Spacing:23 cm

Harvesting Tips:

Flowers last well in a vase. Keep harvesting to promote flowering. Both the flowers and plant leaves are edible and make wonderful additions to salads.

Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!