Cress Seeds - Curled (aka Garden, Pepper)


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Non-GMO, Heirloom Curled Cress Herb Garden Seed from True Leaf Market. Lepidium sativum. Cress is native to Persia, which is known as West Asia. Curled Cress is herbaceous also known as "“Pepper cress or Garden cress." This cool-season leafy plant has been used in ancient civilizations as medicine and produces tender, clover-green leaves with a fresh and peppery flavor. As its leaves and stems are edible, Curled Cress Herbs can be harvested for a variety of health and cooking benefits! As this variety matures early, you can make salads with baby green cress leaves or grow it as a sprouted microgreen.

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Curled Cress Herb Garden Seeds

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Curled Cress Herb Growing Habits

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

The Culinary Uses of Curled Cress Herb

Annual and herbaceous plants such as Curled Cress, also known as "“Peppergrass" provide edible stems, leaves, flowers, and seeds"all of which can be used with a variety of dishes, like fresh baby green salads, egg-salad sandwiches, as a garnish to soups or as a sprouted microgreen! The flowers of Curled Cress Herb also make a popular savory flavor when roasted with turnips.

The Gardening Benefits of Curled Cress Herb & Seed

Curled Cress varieties can be easily grown as freshly sprouted microgreens. As this early-maturing herb provides tender baby leaves throughout the season, gardeners harvest garden cress for its medicinal benefits and for its peppery flavor as a bright garnish.

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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