Nasturtium Mahogany Seeds

Nasturtium Mahogany Seeds

Tropaeolum majus

Item #1194

Perennial (tender), grown as an annual. Mahogany’s rich color is reminiscent of gleaming antique furniture—it adds “polish” to a garden bed, border, or container! The deep red flowers and green leaves blend beautifully in any planting, filling in quickly where all-season color is needed, and they attract pollinators. Perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer; usually grown as an annual. Fairly drought tolerant once established. Rabbit and deer deterrent.




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Perennial (tender) grown as an annual

Full sun to part shade

Blooms late spring to frost

10”-12” tall

Days to Emerge:
7-14 days

Seed Depth:
1/2”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 8”–12”

Thinning:
When 2” tall,
thin to 1
every 8”-12”


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost. Mild Climates: Sow in fall for winter bloom. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 55°‒65°F.

When to start inside: Not recommended. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Roots sensitive to transplant disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be directly planted in the ground.

Special germination instructions: Soak seed in water for 12 to 24 hours before sowing.

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