Climbing nasturtium, easy flowers

Nasturtiums are famous both for their blooms and for the speed with which they develop.

Main facts about Nasturtium

NameTropaeolum
Family – Tropaeolaceae
Type – climbing vine

Height
 – 10 to 20 feet (3 to 6 meters)
Exposure – full sun
Soil – ordinary

Foliage
 – deciduous
Flowering – May to October

Caring for them is easy and they are guaranteed to produce a great decorative impact!

Planting climbing nasturtium

Climbing nasturtiums are grown like annual plants, and are sown directly in the ground in May. Soak seeds beforehand for a whole night and space seeds 12 inches (30 cm) apart. Water lightly.

Pruning climbing nasturtium

They don’t need any pruning.

All there is to know about climbing nasturtium

Beautiful climbers, nasturtiums can also be grown in pots like flowing plants.

They are easy to care for and grow and need very little fertilizer.

Too much fertilizer would actually reduce blooming.

Smart tip about climbing nasturtium

To hinder the spread of aphids on this vine, plant some lavender nearby for its aphid-repellent properties.

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