Upland Cress pk/100
Upland Cress CR1-100

Upland Cress pk/100

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SKU CR1-100
$3.00 $2.75
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Planting Instructions
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50 days. Lepidium sativum. Open Pollinated. The plant produces excellent yields of flavorful peppery dark green cress leaves. Excellent fresh for salads or cooked as greens. Great on cucumber and cream cheese sandwiches. Harvest at any stage from small size to full maturity. Leaves, shoots, and flower buds are all delicious. Also known as Creasy Greens and Winter Cress. Suitable for container gardening and greenhouse production. An excellent choice for home gardens. United States Department of Agriculture, NSL 6403.

Lot No: C6102

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 10/20

Seeds Per Pound: 250,000

Plant Height: 4 to 6” Tall

Planting Season: Spring/Summer/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Direct Sow

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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