Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled

Lepidium sativum

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Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled

Lepidium sativum

  • Biennial 15cm
  • Culinary herb/vegetable
  • Peppery flavour

"Garden Cress". Biennial growing to 15cm. Green crinkled leaves with sweet and hot peppery flavour. Ideal for adding flavour to salads and sandwiches or as a garnish. Popular variety with chefs. Resistant to bolting. Garden Cress is also known as Pepper Cress and Pepper Grass.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 4mm
When: Spring, summer, autumn and winter
Germination: 10-14 days @ 7-15°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing: 4cm
Plant Height: 15cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 25 days
*Notes: Shallow rooted; take care not to disturb when weeding. May bolt in hot weather.

(Product number: B3-03)
Seeds per gram: 430 seeds

SKU B3-03
Shipping Weight 0.0010kg
Botanical name: Lepidium sativum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 200 seeds
Seeds per gram: 430
Photo credits:

Photo by Mark Hockney

Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled

10 April 2021
Fast growing with great flavour. It has a crisp peppery bite that is great with tuna salad or in a home made mayo. Love it.

awesome little plant

By: on 19 March 2016
If you let this one go to seed you can use the seeds as a pepper substitute.

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