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Peppergrass pk/100
Peppergrass CR3-100

Peppergrass pk/100

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SKU CR3-100
$3.75 $3.50
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30 days. Lepidium sativum. Open Pollinated. Plant produces excellent yields of spicy green leaves. It is very flavorful with a peppery and refreshing taste. Great for salads, stuffing, sandwiches, soups, or as a garnish. The seeds and leaves are used as a spicy condiment. Also known as Garden Cress. Best when harvested when 4 to 6" high. This is a fast growing plant and quickly produces crops. Sow often for a continuous crop. Suitable for containers. Excellent choice for home gardens.

Lot No: FF689

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 09/19

Seeds Per Pound: 250,000

Plant Height: 8 to 12” Tall

Planting Season: Spring/Summer/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Direct Sow



Cress
Epidium sativum

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4 to 1/2"55 F to 70 F 7 to 14 daysPartial Shade/Full Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"18" 6"15 - 60 days
Cress Seed Planting Information:

Cress is a curly leaf plant and belongs to a different class of vegetable than watercress. Cress is grown like lettuce and spinach. Cress does not do well in very hot weather. You can have successive plantings throughout the year. Plant in August for fall harvest. Cress seeds are usually planted directly in the garden. Plants grow 3 - 12" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep soil consistently moist. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro every two weeks.

Harvest Tips:

You can cut leaves as you need them if you want the plant to produce more leaves, or you can cut the entire plant at ground level.


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