Upland Cress Seeds

Upland Cress Seeds

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 Upland Cress Seeds

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 Upland Cress Seeds

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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