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Garden nasturtium 'Glorious Gleam'

Tropaeolum majus

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Glorious Gleam is a variety of Garden nasturtium which is a member of the Tropaeolum family. Its botanical name is Tropaeolum majus 'Glorious Gleam'. An annual/perennial, so it will last at least a year and up to several years in its native climate. Glorious Gleam is known for growing to a height of approximately 40.64 cm (that's 1.32 feet in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.

Glorious Gleam Garden nasturtium is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Glorious Gleam have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Glorious Gleam

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a partial sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Glorious Gleam is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 10 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Glorious Gleam needs a loamy, sandy and clay soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.8 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Glorious Gleam from seed

If you soak the seeds in a glass of water overnight, before sowing them, they germinate a lot better!

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.5 inches (1.27 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Glorious Gleam about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Glorious Gleam

As the seedlings develop, thin to achieve a final spacing of 25cm.

Glorious Gleam is hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Glorious Gleam