Upland Cress


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Upland Cress, sometimes referred to as garden cress to distinguish it from similar plants also referred to as cress, is a rather fast-growing, edible herb. Upland cress has a delicious peppery, tangy flavor and aroma.

Also Known As: Mustard and cress, garden pepper cress, pepperwort, pepper grass, or poor man's pepper

Species Cress, Upland
Vegetable Size 3-7 inches long, 2 inch wide

Days to Germinate

2 - 7

Days to Harvest

20 (harvest every 15-20 days)

Germination Rate


Test Date



Country of Origin

United States


Full Sun, Partial Shade

Seeds Packed For



Planting Instructions:

Plant 1/4 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring in at least 70ºF or higher temperature soil.

Within-Row Spacing 10-15 inches
Between-Row Spacing 18-24 inches


Nutrition Facts:

Calories 16
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.4 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 7 mg 0%
Potassium 303 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 2.8 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Sugar 2.2 g
Protein 1.3 g 2%
Vitamin A 69% Vitamin C 57%
Calcium 4% Iron 3%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.