Cress Growing Guide

Cress

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Almost any soil type.

Position

Most locations.

Frost tolerant

Yes, tolerates mild frosts.

Feeding

Not required.

Companions

Chives and Mint.

Spacing

Single Plants: 10cm (3") each way (minimum)
Rows: 10cm (3") with 10cm (3") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow direct into the soil from early spring onwards or indoors during winter.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

An easy salad crop to grow.

Harvesting

Harvest as required while seedlings are still small.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Cress