Cress Seeds - Curled (Organic)


Non-GMO, Heirloom Organic Curled Cress Herb Garden Seed from True Leaf Market. Lepidium sativum. Cress is native to Persia, which is known as West Asia. Organic Curled Cress is herbaceous and also known as "“Pepper grass, Garden Cress or Halim." This cool-season plant has been used in ancient civilizations as an herbal remedy that provides tender, clover-green leaves and a peppery flavor. As a member of the mustard family, Organic Curled Cress Herbs can be harvested for a variety of medicinal and cooking benefits! As this variety matures, you can make salads with baby greens or grow it as an Organic microgreen.

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Organic Curled Cress Herb Garden Seeds

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Organic Curled Cress Herb Growing Habits

Non-GMO (Lepidium sativum) Organic Curled Cress plants grow as an upright herbaceous annual which with early maturity. This Organic garden cress variety reaches up to 2" tall, developing tender clover-green leaves with a peppery flavor and a slight tang similar to leaf mustard. The baby green leaves of your Organic cress herbs will be ready for harvest by either spring or early fall. As the warm temperatures start to rise, Organic Curled Cress will begin to bolt as their seeds develop, before blooming edible white flowers.

The Medicinal Benefits of Organic Curled Cress Herb & Seed

Organic Curled Cress, also known as "“Garden cress, Pepper grass, or Halim" provides edible stems, leaves, flowers, and seeds"all of which can be used for a variety of herbal remedies. Cress is used to help relieve coughs, digestion and boost vitamin C intake. The tender and peppery clover-green leaves of Curled Cress Herbs can be made into a lemon drink as an herbal cleanse.

The Harvesting Benefits of Organic Curled Cress Garden Seed

Organic Curled Cress seeds are often added to curries or meat dishes to enhance the flavor as a seasoning similar to mustard and pepper. Non-GMO cress seeds should be dried and cooked before eating. In Indian cuisine, garden cress seeds are made into a popular drink called "“Halim" by soaking the seeds overnight, then mixing them in lemon juice the following morning. The heirloom seeds of cress help boost iron, vitamin A and provide protein. Kheer is a pudding made with cress seeds and is also consumed to help lactation during pregnancy.

Organic Curled Cress Garden Herb Seeds Per Package

  • 1 g- Approximately 800 Seeds
  • 1 oz- Approximately 22,800 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 91,200 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 364,800 Seeds
  • 5 lb - Approximately 1,824,000 Seeds
  • 25 lb - Approximately 9,120,000 Seeds

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