14-28 days. Upland cress, also known as creasy greens, 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. Cress lovers celebrate!
Upland Cress microgreens can be grown indoors at any time of year and are a nutrient-packed way to get your “green fix” in the dead of winter. Move containers as needed for best light exposure and temperature. Harvest when first leaves appear and enjoy! Detailed sowing instructions inside packet.
This packet sows up to 6 10" x 20" flat(s).
Days to Emerge:
When to sow outside: Not recommended. Microgreens are fragile, and outside soil makes them difficult to clean.
When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. Sow indoors any time of year. For a continual crop, sow every 10 to 14 days. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 60°–70°F.
Special sowing instructions: Use a shallow container with 1"–2" of potting soil. Sow seeds in a single layer, and cover with 1/8" of soil.
Harvesting: When seedlings emerge, the first pair of leaves to show are the cotyledons, which can look very different from the leaves that follow, called “true” leaves. Upland Cress microgreens are ready to harvest 14 to 28 days after sowing, when they have cotyledons. Slow growers or cool growing temperatures may require more time. Harvest by cutting just above the soil line.
Artist: Debra Rocchi
"The seeds germinated well and there were quite a few seeds in the packet so a good value.” - K. Elliott