Watercress (Nasturtium Officinale) - 200 Seeds

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Watercress (Nasturtium Officinale) - 200 Seeds

•American grown seeds
•Waterfoul Friendly

Watercress seeds are grown for both a culinary and medicinal herb. It is a succulent, leafy plant that thrives in marshes, bogs and water gardens. The lobed leaves can be eaten raw, cooked or dried. They have a pungent flavor and are crisp. It needs to be harvested before the buds appear as the leaves turn bitter after flowering. It is a fast-growing plant that prefers partial shade. It produces white flowers in mid-summer which are very attractive to bees. Watercress plants are highly ornamental.

Planting Instructions:
Start seeds for an indoor herb garden. Place the containers in a tray of water and keep the water constantly supplied. Fluorescent lamps or growing lights are needed. The seeds can be started indoors 6 weeks before the last expected frost and then transplanted outdoors. The ideal setting is along a pond or stream bank.

Season: Perennial
USDA Zones: 5-11
Height: 12-24 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring to mid summer
Light Required: Partial shade
Watering: Keep moist
Soil: Varying soil types as long as they are saturated.
Seed Depth: ¼ inch
Seeds per Plant: 15-20
Plant Spacing: 9-12 inches

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