(Tropaeolum majus) Perennial. Low spreading vine often used as a ground cover. Round, flat, pale green leaves with peppery taste and bright orange / yellow flowers. Leaves & flowers used in salads. Seeds also reputed to have antibiotic properties. 35 seeds
RECIPE: Nasturtium Pepper - Dry seeds until crisp. Grind in coffee grinder. Store in tightly capped bottle. Add a little salt if desired.
By: Annabella on 20 July 2014
I bought these to plant in our apple orchard as they are said to repel codling moths, not sure if they do however they look very attractive curling around the trees when in flower. They die off with the frosts then self seed in spring so one packet is all you need