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NEW! Rich In Vitamins A and C

Small, peppery green leaves are perfect to spice up a regular sandwich or salad! Packs good quantities of Vitamins A and C, is excellent for potato, egg and tofu dishes. 6-24 in. tall plants need plenty of moisture. 50 DAYS.

Zones: Perennial in Zones 6-9. Annual in zones colder than 6.
Height: 4 - 6 inches
Shade Requirement: Full sun
Germination: 7-10 days. Special germination instructions: Seed requires light to germinate. Press into soil surface; do not cover with soil. Keep moist.

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Watercress Product Details

Botanical Name: Nasturtium officinale

Height: 4 - 6 inches

Spacing: 1/2" apart, Thin to 4" apart

Depth: Watercress may be direct seeded about 1/4" deep.

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Foliage: Produces a large crop high in calcium and iron with a delicous peppery flavour.

Days To Maturity: 60 days

Soil Requirements: soil that is fertile, humus-rich, well-limed, and has a pH around 7.0.

Pruning: Regular picking is essential for continuity. Harvesting: When plants are 4 to 6" tall, clip sprigs off the top 3" to 4". The tips are the most sweetest, most tender part of the plant. In mild, winter climates, harvest during the cooler parts of the year. "

Comments: If you like the flavor and texture of sprouts, you will love the peppery, pungent radish-like flavor of watercress. An ancient plant, it has been popular around the world for its nutritional and medicinal value. High in vitamins A, C and K as well as providing potassium, iron and calcium and has been studied for its antioxidant properties.

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