Salicornia europaea

syn. Salicornia herbacea

Marsh Samphire; Glasswort

Succulent young shoots eaten raw or lightly cooked. Like tiny asparagus. Tastes salty, grows in salt marshes and should be watered with salty water! Stems turn bright red in autumn. Likes sun 4" -15"

Growing Condition:Damp sun
Good For:Edible
Good For:Foliage
Foliage Colour:Green
Germination:Sow in autumn, overwinter outdoors, germinates in spring. Or mix seed with damp vermiculite, keep warm 3 weeks, put in fridge 6 weeks, then sprinkle mix on compost and put in cool light place


20 seeds per pack (approx).

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Seed Price: £2.50 per pack of 20* Qty: Add to Basket

*Seed numbers are approximate.

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