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Okahijiki
Salsola komarovii
Duration: Annual
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Easy
(Saltwort; Land seaweed) One of the oldest vegetables of Japan, traditionally used in sushi and salads, and it is served as a bed for fish and meat. The name means "land seaweed" and indeed it has a salty flavour and crispy texture that suggests seaweed but is easily cultivated on land. It can be cut into 5-8cm/2-3" lengths and eaten raw or steamed, or it can be blanched briefly in salt water. Serve with a little butter or oil for a wonderful treat. Very easy to grow. Sow outdoors anytime from spring to autumn. 30-60 days.
S8518 Bulk Seeds $7.00/10g, $48.00/100g
S8518 Seeds $3.25/pkt
Currency: United States Dollar

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