Nasturtium Black Velvet
Nasturtium Black Velvet (Tropaeolum majus)
An ornamental, edible, and sacrificial plant that attracts many pollinators. You can grow the plants in beds, pots, and borders. Nasturtium Black Velvet is a fast-growing ground covering plant but you can easily remove and cut back this annual. You can grow Nasturtium Black Velvet as sacrificial plants for insects because they are attracted to the plants. As soon as you see infected parts you simply cut out those parts. So it mainly works as an insect trap, especially for aphids.
- Start seeds in March till April;
- Plants start to bloom in July till October.
Advice and tips
- Seeds can be direct sown or in seed trays.
- Cut back by insect-infested parts
Package contains 4 grams, 20 seeds
Plants become 30 cm high