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!
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. We are proud to offer Upland Cress 'Belle Isle' plants for sale.