(Tropaeolum x majus )
A delightful old world plant that is attractive in the garden and is also a colorful addition to salads.
Plant in sunny position in well drained, limey soil. Also suited to large pots and even window boxes. It is a self seeding annual.
Add flowers to salads, vinaigrettes, salad oils, pasta and use as a garnish. The leaves can also be used in salads. Both have a spicy watercress type flavour and are high in vitamin C.
|Harvest||Harvest the flowers and leaves as you need them.|
|Lifespan||Self Seeding Annual|