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Cress 'Emerald Dragon'

Cress 'Emerald Dragon'


Cress Emerald Dragon seeds - Long strong branched stems covered in tiny little green seed pods. Beautiful textural filler. Seeds collected from my open pollinated Emerald bead plants. 


Lepidium spp.


Approx 250 seeds


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    Beautiful easy to grow filler. Really versatile can be used fresh or dried. Easy to harvest your own seeds so you will have a plentiful supply for years to come. 

  • How to make these beauties grow



    Early spring. 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Or direct sow after danger of frost has passed. Can also be autumn sown and over wintered.


    How: Surface sow and lightly cover. Cooler temps needed for germination (12-18). Can be surprisingly slow to germinate for a cress seed.


    Space: 30 cm   


    Height: 90-110cm   


    Where: Full Sun


    Days to maturity: 90 days


    Pick: Harvest when all the seed pods have formed. Can be dried.


    Hardy Annual

  • Notes From The Garden



    Succession sowing every 2-3 weeks recommended for a continous supply of seed pods. 


    Photo: Barrhill Blooms

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