Cress

Lepidium sativum L.

Cress belongs to the family Brassicaceae. Cress is divided into broad and leafy types, and in seed production, the plant is up to 130 cm high. Cress is used for human consumption, either in the form of germ leaves used as a spice or where the larger leaves are used for salad. Regarding cultivation, there are no differences between the two different types. Cress seeds are flat round with a seed size of 1.5-3.0 mm and the crop blooms from late June to end of July with white flowers.

Seed Quantity: 6 kg per acres.

Sowing: April. 

Harvest: August.