How to Grow Water Chestnuts
Water Chestnuts are an essential ingredient in Asian cooking. They taste like a combination of apple, chestnut and coconut, which makes them versatile in salads, stir fries and dim sims! Water Chestnuts take 8 months to harvest and they prefer to grow in water. They are a generous vegetable as 1 corm can yield up to 2 kg per year!
Full sun, frost free
Keep moist all the time
Rich, water holding soil with plenty if organic matter
Suitable for all climatic zones
Spring after frost