Microgreens Upland Cress HEIRLOOM Seeds (LG)

Microgreens Upland Cress HEIRLOOM Seeds (LG)

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Item #7315


7-14 days. Upland cress is high in vitamins A and C, packing a dose of nutrition as well as being delicious. Add to your favorite sandwich or try pairing it with egg and mayonnaise, cream cheese, or avocado on bagels or crackers for the perfect balance of spicy flavor and delectable creaminess. Microgreens are an easy, quick way to grow cress. Cress lovers celebrate!

Microgreens can be grown indoors at any time of year and are a great way to get your “green fix” in the dead of winter. Sow in large, shallow containers under grow lights or by a sunny window (see inside of packet for detailed sowing instructions). Containers can be moved as needed for best light exposure and temperature. Upland cress may also be grown outdoors when temperatures are mild. Harvest when 2”-3” tall and enjoy.

This packet yields approximately 8 to 12 cups of microgreens.

Days to Emerge:
4-7 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:

Not necessary

7-14 days

When to sow: INSIDE: Sow indoors at any time of year. For a continual crop, sow every ten to fourteen days.

Harvesting: When seedlings emerge, the first pair of leaves to show are the cotyledons, which look very different from the leaves that follow, called “true” leaves. Microgreens are ready to harvest when they have a couple sets of leaves, and are 2” to 3” inches tall. Snip seedlings off at soil line with scissors. Rinse and use immediately or store in the refrigerator.

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