Upland Cress (Barbarea verna)
Also called “creasy greens” in the South, this easy-to-grow, peppery-tasting winter cress adds a nice spark to salads. Harvest it as a micro green, baby green, or allow its leaves to mature fully. Slow to bolt.
- 250 seeds minimum
- Germination: 2-3 days
- Maturity: 7-14 days for microgreens, 50 days for large plant
- Direct sow 1/8-1/4” deep partial shade as soon as soil can be worked.
- Thin seedlings to 4" apart; space rows 18-24” apart