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Watercress

An edible perennial which crops just when there’s less around in early spring and autumn.
1

1000 seeds

5 seedlings

10 seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral
Height
15cm (6in)
Group/Species
officinale
Common name
Watercress
Moisture
Moist
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
15cm (6in)
Cultivation
Sow seeds into very moist seed compost in pots or trays. Ideal temp. 16-18°C. Germination takes 7-10 days. Sow April-September. You can speed the germination process up by sowing into a length of guttering under cover and transplanting outside.

Description

An edible perennial which crops just when there’s less around in early spring and autumn. You don’t need running water – any veg bed will do.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Care Tips

Water copiously throughout the growing season. Weed as required. If container growing in standing water, change water daily.