Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled

Lepidium sativum Open Pollinated

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

Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

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'Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled' seeds

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.

Seeds per gram: 430
Product code: B3-03

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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 4mm
Season 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 Until Maturity 25 days

*Notes: Shallow rooted; take care not to disturb when weeding. May bolt in hot weather.

How To Grow



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Ratings & Reviews

Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled

Grew really well. Harvested a few times and its still growing well. Thank you
SANDY S 1 October 2023

Garden Cress- Wrinkled Crinkled

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.
ruth b 10 April 2021

awesome little plant

If you let this one go to seed you can use the seeds as a pepper substitute.
customer review from 29/09/2015 19 March 2016