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Cress American or Land
Cress seeds - American or Land
An alternative to water cress, American or Land Cress does not need copious water as it is grown under normal conditions. It has a strong flavour like water cress. Sow the seeds 1cm deep in rows 30cm apart in March for summer use, in September for winter cuttings. This variety prefers a shady spot and watering in dry spells.
Product Part Number: 11901
When to sow
When to Sow American or Land Cress Seeds
March to July and September.
Where to Sow
Sow thinly direct into the growing site 1cm (1/2") deep in rows 30cm (12") apart. For baby cut & come again leaves sow at 15cm (6") between the rows. Early and autumn sowing will benefit from being covered by cloches.
What to do Next
When seedlings are large enough to handle thin out to 15cm apart. Water regularly during dry spells. Autumn sowings can be made under cloches or in containers in a cold frame or cold greenhouse for harvesting through the winter months.
June to November
Excellent source of Vitamins A and C, minerals Iron and Calcium
Prefers shady site. Pick as young leaves or whole plant. Sow at regular intervals to ensure a continuous supply of fresh young leaves.