Watercress, delicious and nutritious green leaves that are often overlooked in our daily diet. This plant is a member of the Brassicaceae family, which also includes other healthy vegetables such as kale, broccoli, and cauliflower.
Watercress is a perennial plant that grows in shallow water or in moist soil along streams and rivers. The watercress have small, round, slightly curly leaves with a peppery flavor. The plant produces tiny white or pink flowers blooming in summer, attracting bees and other pollinators. Watercress is rich in vitamins and minerals, which are an excellent addition to any diet.
- Select a full sunny sowing area
- Plan the amount of seeds according to 1 m² depending on the size of the area / vessel
- Number of seeds per square meter: 30-40
- Sowing depth is twice the size of the seed, 1-0.5 cm deep
- Keep soil moist until germination.
- Watering once a day to once every three days (depending on the season)
- It is recommended to use compost and organic nutrients and microbes.
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|Seeds in Garden Package||20|
|Scientific Name||Nasturtium officinale|
|Germination Period||7-10 days|
|Days till maturity||50-70|
|Sowing Depth||0.2 cm|
|Sowing Intervals||20 cm|
|Sowing Months||January, February, March, April, September, October, November, December|
Watercress seeds are small and must be sown in moist soil or placed in water to germinate. After the seedlings have germinated, they can be transplanted in a container or planted directly in the soil, it is best to sow seeds every 2-3 weeks to ensure continuous harvesting of the fresh watercress and the seeds should be covered with a thin layer of soil.