Seeds: Organic Greens – “Garden Cress” Variety


  • Packet Size: 200 Seeds, Certified Organic
  • Days to Maturity: 21 days
  • AKA “Wrinkled Crinkled Crumpled” Cress
  • Fast growing little plants with curled, twisted leaves
  • Multiple cuttings are possible, very slow to bolt
  • Seeds are grown and harvested in Ontario
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Organic Garden-Cress Greens Seeds

Grown and harvested in Ontario, organic Garden-Cress Greens seeds take 21 days to be ready for harvest. Also known as, “Wrinkled Crinkled Crumpled” Cress, these fast growing little plants pack a peppery punch in your salad while the curled, twisted leaves add loft. Multiple cuttings are possible as it is very slow to bolt. Stems are erect which makes cutting easier and leaves cleaner.

Planting Instructions

Sow seed thickly, .5 cm deep in a tray full of soil or organic soilless mix for indoor harvest or in a 5-10 cm. band outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Sow every 2-3 weeks spring thru late summer for a continuous supply of fresh greens. Heat can make plants bitter, best taste is from plants grown in cool conditions. Harvest plants when they are 5-7 cm. tall by cutting 2.5 cm above the ground or cut individual plants at soil level.

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Hawthorn Farm

Hawthorn Farm produces organic seeds for the Canadian climate. All seeds are non-GMO, non-hybrid, and open-pollinated from plants grown in Ontario, Canada.