Persian Cress - Key Growing Information
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 2-5 days at 55-65°F (13-18°C)
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) - Sow as soon as soil can be worked. Cover seeds with 1/4" soil. Thin when first true leaves appear. Transplant - Sow 4-6 weeks before last frost. Sow into cell packs or larger containers. Harden off seedlings before transplanting outdoors. Support may be required.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT HEIGHT: 36-40".
PLANT SPACING: 2-6".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Fresh - Harvest fresh stems or when seed pods have matured. Dried - Harvest when seed pods have matured and hang to dry.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.
SCIENTIFIC NAMe: Lepidium sativum