Watercress - Seeds & Bulbs

(Nasturtium officinale)

You don't have to have a free running stream or lake in your yard to grow watercress. Any moist, partly shaded location will do. If you like the texture and flavor of alfalfa or bean sprouts with your foods, you will love watercress. Peppery, pungent flavor & odor with fleshy stems. Can be grown in pots sitting in trays of water or inside in winter. One packet plants a 10-foot row.

Flower Type: Perennial
Exposure: Part Shade

When to Sow Outside: 3 to 4 weeks before last frost.
When to Sow Inside: 6 weeks before planting outdoors
Seed Depth: Press onto surface of soil
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 5 to 15
Thinning: When 1/2" tall thin to 3 inches apart

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