Often called peppergrass or curly cress, this herb is easy to grow in a container or in the garden. It has ruffled leaves with a refreshing peppery flavor.
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 2200-2250 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Maturity: Approx. 14-30 days
- Planting season: Early spring or fall
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Cultivation: Prefers cool temperatures. Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in spring after last frost or in early fall by broadcasting seed or by row planting. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. For a continuous supply, plant seeds every 2-3 weeks over the growing season.
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Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Use in salad or sandwiches to add texture and flavor. Stuff lots of spicy garden cress in porchetta sandwiches. It is absolutely delicious.