Extra Curled Pepper Grass Seeds (Mustard Group) 1500

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Extra Curled Pepper Grass Seeds (Mustard Group) 1500 Heirloom Vegetable. Seed is quick to sprout, soon forming small stems of lacy deep green leaves that make a delicious addition to salads, sandwiches, omelettes and mixed vegetable dishes. Sow seed every 2 weeks right through the season for a continuous supply of this little beauty. Best harvested when young for top flavour and tenderness. During winter, this variety can be easily grown in containers set in a bright window.

How to Grow

600 seed/gram. Cress grows best in cooler weather and flourishes in a moist soil that is fertile and highly organic. Select a site that is bright, but has some shelter from the hot, direct afternoon sun. Sow seed 6 mm (1/4") deep. Keep cress well watered and the soil moist. Never let it dry out. One packet sows approximately 10 m (33') of row.

Additional information

WEIGHT N/A
DIMENSIONS N/A
LIFECYCLE

Annual

PROPAGATION

Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

5 to 10

LIGHT

Bright Indirect

GROWTH HABIT

Bushy

HEIGHT

Low to Medium (75 to 30 cm)(3" to 12")

FROST TOLERANCE

Killed by Frost

DAYS TO HARVEST

25

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

HERITAGE

Heirloom

LENGTH OF ROW PACKET

One packet sows approximately 10 m (33') of row.

FAMILY NAME

Brassicaceae

LATIN

Lepidium sativum

 

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