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Oost-Indische Kers 'Milkmaid'

Tropaeolum majus 'Milkmaid'

Foto: Oost-Indische Kers 'Milkmaid'

Foto: Oost-Indische Kers 'Milkmaid'

Algemene omschrijving

An almost white Nasturtium, featuring delicate blooms in captivating moonlit shades, the closest to white ever. Use this soft contrast in your beds, borders and containers for continuous summer colour. Easy to grow in a range of situations.
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. .

Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September

Sowing Months:
March, April, May

full sun


Sow outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 20mm (¾in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart.For earlier flowering: Sow seed, 1cm (½in) deep, 3 seeds per 7.5cm (3in) pot, in free-draining, damp seed compost. Place at 20-29C (68-86F) until after germination. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after risk of frost. Before planting into containers, ensure plants are well rooted in their pots.When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 30-45cm (12 to 18 inches) apart


Water regularly until plants are fully established. Growing nasturtiums is easy and once established, they require little attention.