Vegetables Greens Cress Upland Cress

Upland Cress

Green Seed

Product ID: 381

Similar to watercress, but easier to grow.

Slow to start but, once established, easy to grow. Long standing and slow bolting. 6-8" rosettes of dark-green, glossy, rounded leaves. Similar to watercress but much easier to grow. Sometimes called "creasy greens" in the South. Avg. 22,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 250 seeds.




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Additional Information

Due to supply issues, quantities are limited this year. We apologize for any inconvenience.

CULTURE: Direct seed from midspring onward, about 15 seeds/ft., ¼" deep. Keep soil moist until emergence in about 10–14 days, as seed germinates slowly. Thin to 4–6" apart. Pick individual leaves or clip full rosettes at the root. Also suited to growing indoors in containers.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 22,800.
PACKET: 250 seeds, sows 15'.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Barbarea verna
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
50 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Salad Mix Component Salad Mix Component
A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.
Salad Mix Component