How to Grow Watercress - Nasturtium officinale

When to plant* iSowing / transplanting
When to harvest* iHarvest period
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Height iAverage height
20 inches (51 cm)
Planting distance iPlanting distance
3 inches (8 cm)
Sowing depth iSowing depth
0.25 inches (0.6 cm)
How to grow Watercress
Relative growing difficulty iRelative growing difficulty
Soil & fertilization iSoil & fertilization difficulty
Care & maintenance iCare & maintenance difficulty
Pest & diseases iPests & diseases difficulty
Sun / Shade iSun / shade tolerance
Ideal soil type iIdeal soil types
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Moisture / drainage iSoil drainage
USDA growing zone rangeiUSDA hardiness growing zones
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RHS hardiness iRHS hardiness rating
Photo by Wendell Smith
Common names: Mustard cress, Garden pepper cress, Pepperwort, Pepper grass, Poor man's pepper

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