American Land Cress

American Land Cress is an easy to grow cress, peppery and delicious in salads or in soup. More
1000 seeds 080065 £2.25 In stock
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Here by popular request, so many of you have written to tell me about the excellence of American Land Cress. This is a cut and come again peppery cold season leaf. Eat the baby leaves raw and larger leaves in delicious cress soup.

Genus Barbarea verna
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name American Land Cress
Soil Type Fertile
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Spacing Thin to 10cm apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow February-March and/or August-October. Successional sowing every 3-4 weeks will deliver a constant supply.
Care Tips Can be grown in container pots or window boxes. It is very tolerant of cold weather. Keep well watered.
Harvesting September-May, 6-8 weeks from sowing when the leaves are about 10-15cm. Harvest with scissors from around the outer leaves. This is a cut-and-come-again variety.
Cooking Notes A similar flavour to watercress, with the same health benefits.
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  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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