Nasturtium Tom Thumb Black Velvet – Item #4147


Tom Thumb features velvety, almost true black flowers with contrasting bright green foliage, for a striking display! Full, compact plants make this an outstanding choice for the border and containers.

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Additional information

Weight 3 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Spacing: 2″ (5cm)

Sprouts In: 10-14 days

Thinning: 6″ (15cm)

Sow outdoors in well drained, warm soil after all danger of frost. In mild climates, plants may be started in late summer for fall blooms or start indoors four to six weeks before last frost but note that delicate roots do not transplant well. Plant in full sun, or part shade in hot areas. Water consistently and do not fertilize.

Nick the seed coat and soak in warm water 24 hours before planting to encourage germination.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Tropaeolum majus

Height: 10″ (25cm)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: annual