Can you eat all nasturtium?

Can you eat all nasturtium?

Can you eat all nasturtium?

All parts of nasturtiums (pronounced na-stir-tchums) are edible. Their name literally means nose twister or nose tweaker, because of their peppery kick. The flowers are sweet and the leaves, flowers and seeds all have that spicy flavour.

Are variegated nasturtiums edible?

This plant has the added bonus of having edible leaves, flowers and also the seeds (best when in the green). The flowers and leaves add a peppery taste to salads and are a great garnish, the Seeds can be added to Cream Cheese and also in sandwiches - my favourite is to have a few with some tasty smoked Salmon !!!

Are nasturtiums good for you?

The leaves and petals of nasturtium are extremely nutritious as they contain vitamin C and iron. The leaves also have antibiotic properties which are at their most effective just before the plant flowers.

What part of the nasturtium plant is edible?

leaves Nasturtium plants are best known for their intensely bright yellow, orange, and red flowers, but their lush, round leaves are also edible and incredibly delicious.

Do nasturtiums need lots of water?

Nasturtiums are fairly carefree, but it's important to keep them watered during dry periods. They do well in containers and windowboxes. Let the soil get dry between waterings, but don't let it dry out. Feed them regularly with liquid fertilizer to ensure plenty of blooms through the summer.

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