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Watercress

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Seed Details:
Watercress is highly prized for its vitamin content and distinctive peppery taste. and crisp texture. Best grown near free-flowing water, in a container without drainage or in a winter garden where the moisture content is the highest.
Instructions:
Direct sow and keep moist. Seeds will germinate in 7 to 14 days. Transplant after all risk of frost has passed. once established watercress propagates well through cuttings.
Habitat:
Watercress has a pH range between 6.0 (mildly acidic) and 7.5 (mildly alkaline). It prefers a pH range between 6.5 and 7.5. Watercress prefers a rich wet soil and flourishes near ponds, streams and other water features with a consistently moist environment.
History:
Watercress, according to some experts was one of the first vegetables eaten by man.
Historic Uses:
Watercress is an extremely nutrient dense food. It is high in antioxidants and studies have been done to verify its oxidative power.
Seed #:512
Colour:green
Temperature (C):10 - 15
Zone:9+
Blooms:60 days
Site:Full Sun
Quantity:100
Height (cm):22 - 30
Spread (cm):4 - 10
Deer Resistant
Attracts Butterflies