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10 Autumn Land Cress Vegetables
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10 Autumn Land Cress

Barbarea verna

SKU: VEG0115

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Tasty as Watercress, easier to grow
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The Highlights

    • Vibrant, dark green leaves
    • The delicious, peppery taste of watercress - on land!
    • Rich in vitamins and minerals
    • Easy to grow
    • Ideal in salads, pasta dishes or soups
    • If you grow it under cover (a cloche or fleece) or in a milder region you should be able to harvest it throughout winter.

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Supplied as:

10 Plug Plants

Height on arrival:

5-8cm
Your plants will arrive at a height between 5-8cm

Eventual height:

30cm

Eventual spread:

20cm
Plants will reach a spread of approx 20cm

Tasting notes:

Delicious peppery taste

Time to first crop:

7-8 weeks
Land cress is suitable as a 'cut and come again' salad from 7-8 weeks as regularly cut plants will continue to provide fresh, new growth.

Hardiness:

Hardy
Will withstand a light frost but cover with fleece if heavy frosts or snow are forecast

Uses:

Salads, pasta and soup

Rootstock:

Spacing:

20cm
Plant 20cm apart to allow for spreading

Care Guide

Excellent pest and disease resistance

There are no significant pests or diseases. Although it is classified as a brassica, it doesn’t succumb to clubroot etc.MORE

Water in dry weather

Water thoroughly in dry weather to keep the soil moist.MOREMORE

Full Sun to Partial Shade

Does best in a position where the plants will receive around 6-8 hours of direct sunlight every day but will also tolerate partial shade.MORE

Any fertile, well-draining soil

Will grow well in a mix of three parts compost and one part topsoil. Land cress will grow more foliage when planted in nitrogen rich compost.MORE

Feeding not required

No feeding needed.MORE

Pruning not required

No pruning needed.MORE