(Barberea verna) The easiest to grow of the cress varieties and longest standing in the field. It does best in cool or even cold weather when the dark green watercress-like leaves fill a void for things that are green and leafy. Use in salads, sandwiches and vegetable mixes. The round and glossy leaves are borne on rosettes 6-8" long. Known as Creasy Greens in the south. 50 days.
1 gm. per packet, average 1,100 seeds. Approximately 7,700 seeds per 1/4 ounce.
One packet will sow a 70' row at 15 seeds/ft'. Thin to 4".