Upland Cress 'Belle Isle'

    Zones: 5-9
    Exposure: Full Sun
    Mature Size: 12-18"H x 3-6"S
    Bloom: Yellow
    Pot Size: 3.25"
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      Barbarea verna

      Herb Growing Tips

       Light:  Full Sun. 

      Temperature:  Herbaceous perennial hardy in Zones 5-9. Grows Best during the cooler months.

      Watering:  Water regularly, but do not overwater.

      Soil: Moist soil but needs to be well drained soil.

      Comments:  Low to the grow but sends broad leaves from the center. The flowering stalk can grow up to 2 feet and have yellow flowers...if the plant gets to this point the leaves can be a little more spicier to eat! 

       

      Herb Description

      Upland Cress is a great Fall growing plant...it actually prefers it! This is a wonderful plant can be eaten at any stage of life: from the beginning as a sprout, to salad leaves and even towards then end as a mature green! This beauty leaves will be a dark green that contain high vitamin C and phytonutrients.


      You may be wondering how this plant got it's name. Well worry no more... In the 17th century Portuguese sailors shipwrecked on Belle Isle during a hard winter and survived by eating this plant. 

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