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Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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1 packet (300 watercress seeds)Save £0.90 £1.59 £0.69 Out of Stock
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Easy-to-grow in the garden or in very moist planters, this luxurious salad crop is tasty with its peppery flavour, making a healthy addition to salads, dips, soups and sandwiches. Height and spread: 20cm (8").


full sun, sun or semi shade

20cm (8in)

20cm (8in)

1 Packet (300 Watercress Seeds) (TKA54045)

Sowing Months Flowering Months Harvest Months
  • Sow outdoors April/May, in a prepared seed bed, raked to a fine tilth before sowing.
  • Sow thinly in shallow drills at the bottom of a 10cm (4in) trench. Space rows by 15cm (6in) apart. Water regularly, keeping moist at all times.
  • When large enough to handle, thin out to 15cm (6in) apart.
  • Keep plants weed-free and water copiously through the season.
  • Harvest as required from July, but don’t cut the plants too low.
  • Can also be grown in pots, use 4 plants per 30cm (12in) container. Stand in a saucer with a 5cm (2in) depth of water that is constantly topped up.
  • Watercress is rich in zinc, iron, calcium, pro-vitamin A and vitamins B1 and B6.


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