Land Seaweed, seed

$7.70$14.30 incl. GST

Seed Count: 50 / packet
Germination Difficulty: moderate
Botanical Name: Salsola komarovii
Seed/Gram: ~250 / gram

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Land Seaweed, Salsola komarovii, is also known as Okahijiki and is considered one of Japan’s oldest vegetables. A gourmet speciality that gets its name from the fact that it looks like seaweed, but grows on land. It is cultivated, harvested and sold in Japanese markets, A traditional vegetable that has many uses, including as an ingredient in sushi, in dressed salads or as an accompaniment for numerous fish or white meat based dishes. Land Seaweed is suitable to grow in containers. Plants grow vigorously in warm weather and can be harvested after about 8 weeks in a cut and come again fashion. An interesting plant for the kitchen garden.   Land Seaweed is an annual plant and prefers full sun in an open and sunny position. Moist well drained soil. Grows to about 30cm.