Upland Cress Green Seed

Product ID:381.11381

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Latin Name

Barbarea verna

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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50 Days

Life Cycle

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).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

Product Features

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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Upland Cress Green Seed

Product ID:381.11381

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.

Quick Facts

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Latin Name

Barbarea verna

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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50 Days

Life Cycle

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).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

Product Features

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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Hydroponic Performer

Due to supply issues, quantities are limited this year. We apologize for any inconvenience.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Lepidium sativum, Barbarea verna, Nasturtium officinale
CULTURE: For Wrinkled Crinkled Cress, Upland Cress, and Watercress.
DIRECT SEEDING: 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: For full-size rosettes: Direct seed from midspring onward, about 15 seeds/ft., 1/4" deep. Keep soil moist as the seed germinates slowly. Thin to 4-6" apart. Harvest rosettes at the below the basal plate. For baby leaf: Sow 3-5 seeds/in. in rows at least 2" apart. Harvest above the basal plate when leaves reach desired size. Watercress: High moisture requirements make direct seeding difficult. 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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