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Product ID Seed1650

Okahijiki - Oriental Salad , Oriental Saltwort (Land Seaweed)

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(Circa 17th C Japan) Salsola komarovii iljin - Unusual & beautiful traditional Japanese culinary Herb & an Oriental Salty Salad Style of intricately branched bright green, long, slender & succulent leaves with an appealing crunchy texture like seaweed. Young baby leaves can be used in sushi & oriental dishes or added to a salad for taste & texture, crispy & juicy, or sauté briefly & serve while still crispy & warm as an accompaniment to fish, much higher in vitamins & minerals than spinach. Annual - Cut & come again style (often confused with Agretti), Seed Count Approx - 100 avg

 SOWING - Sow 5mm deep into moist, well-drained seed compost. Space seeds at 10cm. Germination takes 7-10 days approx. or Sow outside in Mid Spring, Sow seeds successionally every 2-3 weeks liberally harvesting from June – Nov, Thin seedlings when large enough to handle to 15cm spacing.
Price: £2.20
1 Product Reviews - Average rating 4 / 5 (Show All)
Robust, crunchy, insipid
- 08/28/2020
This plant is amazing. It is incredibly hardy throughout heat, dryness and strong winds, I've seen no damage from pests....Well, when they were young the woodchucks ate them down to the ground. but they had an explosion of growth afterwards that is immensread more