Cress Seeds - Curled Garden
- 200 Seeds per Packet
- Matures Rapidly in 10-15 Days from Planting/Transplanting
- Produces Vibrant, Spicy Microgreens with a Compact Growth Habit
- Ideal for Cooler Environments with Indirect Light
- Fast-growing Variety Suitable for Quick Harvesting
- Vibrant Green Color, Offering Visual and Flavorful Appeal
- Ancient Mediterranean Origin,
- Modern Culinary Favorite
- Requires Consistent Moisture for Optimal Growth
History: Steeped in rich tradition, Curled Garden Cress has its roots in the culinary practices of the Mediterranean. Its spicy bite has found favor on tables spanning countless generations. Fast-forward to the contemporary culinary scene, and as a micro-green, Curled Garden Cress is cherished by culinary experts globally. Its rapid growth and intense flavor profile have bolstered its reputation, making it a must-have ingredient in many modern kitchens.
Uses: Curled Garden Cress Microgreens are not just an ingredient; they're an experience. Their peppery undertone can transform a simple salad into a gourmet treat. When layered on sandwiches or used as a garnish, they not only impart a spicy kick but also enhance the visual appeal of the dish. As a culinary component, they effortlessly bridge the gap between traditional and modern cuisine, offering a taste that's both nostalgic and novel.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions: Starting your Curled Garden Cress journey is easy. Select a tray or container and ensure that the growing medium (soil or a soilless mix) is uniformly moist. Sow the seeds densely, ensuring they're lightly covered by the medium. While they're hardy, these microgreens prefer cooler environments and thrive under indirect light. Regularly mist or water to keep the medium consistently moist but not waterlogged. Within 10-15 days, you'll witness a lush carpet of spicy goodness ready for harvesting. Use clean scissors to snip them off at the soil level, rinse, and they're ready to elevate your dishes!