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Cress - Greek - Seeds

Cress - Greek - Seeds
Price:  £1.65



14 in stock

Size/Qty:  1000 seeds approx

Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Sow:  Year-round

An incredibly easy and fast growing salad crop. The flavour is more pungent than ordinary Cress. 

Sow thinly direct into the growing site 1cm (1/2") deep in rows 30cm (12") apart. For baby cut & come again leaves sow at 15cm (6") between the rows. Early and autumn sowing will benefit from being covered by cloches.

When seedlings are large enough to handle thin out to 15cm apart. Water regularly during dry spells. Autumn sowings can be made under cloches or in containers in a cold frame or cold greenhouse for harvesting through the winter months.

It can also be grown in shallow trays of moist compost on a windowsill. The original micro green!

Harvest: June to November

Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    


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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall