Vegetables Micro Greens Fast Growing Varieties Cress, Cressida

Cress, Cressida

Organic Micro Green Seed

Product ID: 382MG

Fancy, three-lobed leaves with a peppery flavor.

Also known as "Curly Cress" or "Peppergrass." Try adding cress to a sandwich or when an extra spicy bite is needed. Choose organic or conventional seeds. Organically grown. Avg. 155,900 seeds/lb.

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1 Ounce

$6.30
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1/4 Pound

$10.20
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1 Pound

$29.10
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5 Pounds

$126.55
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25 Pounds

$538.25
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CULTURE: Wrinkled Crinkled Cress: sow shallowly in a 2-4" wide band, early spring through early fall or indoors, year-round, in a flat, about 20 seeds/in. Begin harvest in 7-10 days when 2" tall. Sow every 2 weeks for a steady supply. Upland Cress: direct seed from mid-spring onward, about 15 seeds/ft., 1/4" deep. Keep soil moist as the seed germinates slowly. Thin to 4-6" apart. Pick individual leaves or clip full rosettes at the root. Watercress: direct seed about ½" apart, ¼" deep. Thin to 4" apart and keep well-watered, or start seed indoors, keeping the soil moist. Transplant to large pots, cold frame, or field with soil that is fertile, humus-rich, well-limed, and has a pH around 7.0. Keep soil moist or sit pots in pans of water and renew water daily.
SEED SPECS: Wrinkled Crinkled Cress: Avg. 11,600 seeds/oz. Upland Cress: Avg. 22,800 seeds/oz. Watercress: Avg. 133,700 seeds/oz.
PACKET: Wrinkled Crinkled Cress: 250 seeds, sows 12 sq.in. Upland Cress: 250 seeds, sows 15'. Watercress: 250 seeds.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Lepidium sativum
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
10 - 15 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).
Annual
Product Features
Micro Mix Component Micro Mix Component
A mixture of greens harvested at the seedling stage. Eaten fresh as a salad ingredient.
Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies
Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

Supplies that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.
Hydroponic Performer Hydroponic Performer
Variety that can be grown successfully using hydroponic growing methods, such as NFT (Nutrient Film Technique), DWC (Deep Water Culture), or other soilless growing systems.
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