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Cress Seeds - Upland

Cress Seeds - Upland

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $9.49
1/4 Pound $20.99 45% Savings
1 Pound $46.19 70% Savings
5 Pounds $173.29 ($2.16/ounce) 77% Savings
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  • Nutritious addition to salads, similar to watercress
  • Very nutritious!
  • Excellent for salads or cucumber sandwiches
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 3 to 6 inch leaves
Growth Habit Mounding
Plant Height 6 inches

Flavor Profile Peppery; Slightly Bitter
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Microgreens

About Cress Seeds - Upland

Barbarea verna

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Microgreen

Upland Cress is an excellent winter greenhouse cress that can be grown indoors or out. Use Upland Cress as a garnish in your favorite dish or salad.

Planting Information

Planting Cress Seeds - Upland

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 6 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 23,389
1/4 Pound 93,556
1 Pound 374,224
5 Pounds 1,871,120

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