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Curled Cress

250 seeds. 55 Days. Lepidium sativum. Annual.


Curled Cress has green leaves with a peppery flavor. The sprouts and micro-greens are often used on sandwiches and salads. The seeds can be used like pepper or mustard seed in meat and curry dishes.


Grow in the spring or fall as leaves may become bitter in the summer heat. Harvest this fast-growing herb at 6 inches for tender greens.


Height 12-20 inches. Spacing 6 inches.


Sowing Curled Cress Seeds:


Sow outdoors after the last frost date, 1/8 inch deep. Thin to 18 inches apart. Full sun or part shade.

Curled Cress

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