Watercress Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Watercress Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Nasturtium officinale

Item #6116

Perennial. With a peppery and pungent flavor, watercress is an ancient plant, that has been popular around the world for its nutritional and medicinal value. High in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as providing potassium and calcium, watercress has been studied for its antioxidant properties. At home along streams and lakes, watercress can also be grown in moist, partly shady gardens and indoors in containers.



Perennial

Full Sun
to Part Shade

Days to Emerge:
5-15 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
1"

Row Spacing:
6"

Thinning:
When 1" tall, thin to 3" apart.


When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost. Watercress can also be grown inside in containers if kept continually moist.

Artist: Donna Clement



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