Quick growing, cold-hardy salad green similar to watercress. You can harvest the large, glossy globed shaped leaves in only 1 month. Leaves have a peppery flavour and are high in Vitamin C making them an excellent addition in mixed salads and sandwiches. Self-sows if left to go to seed.
Sow seeds thickly 2 to 3 cm deep, 4 weeks before the last frost.
Moist well-drained location in part to full shade for best results.
Cress is a source of iron, vitamin A. Cress also contains vitamins C and E, which watercress nutrients that help protect the cells from free radical damage.
|Temperature (C):||10 - 15|
|Blooms:||May to September|
|Site:||Part to Full Shade|
|Height (cm):||6 - 8|
|Spread (cm):||4 - 5|