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Cress Seeds - Curled

Cress Seeds - Curled

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $20.99 55% Savings
1 Pound $46.19 ($2.88/ounce) 75% Savings
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  • Add a spicy flavor to sandwiches and salads
  • Plant for a pop of quick flavor
  • Very nutritious
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 6 to 12 inch leafy greens
Growth Habit Mounding
Plant Height 12 inches

Flavor Profile Slightly Peppery; Similar to Watercress and Arugula but milder
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Medicinal
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried, Microgreens, Sprouts

About Cress Seeds - Curled

Lepidium sativum

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Microgreen

Tangy and zesty, curled cress is a nutritious and tasty accompaniment for use in all sorts of foods from salads to sandwiches to soups. Curled Cress is perhaps the best known and most commonly used of the 12 or so varieties of cress. Plant Curled Cress seeds indoors or out and enjoy a bountiful harvest.

Planting Information

Planting Cress Seeds - Curled

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 8 inches
Plant Height 12 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 7 to 14 days
View our Cress Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
1 Ounce 10,995
1/4 Pound 43,980
1 Pound 175,920

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