Cress 'Pennycress'

Cress 'Pennycress'

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The soft, fresh green colouring of 'Pennycress' make it a perfect accompaniment to most any other flower. Edible and beautiful, cress produces the most charming seed pods on tall, elegant stems. Excellent as a bouquet filler, and a textural addition to floral design.

Plant type: annual  

Height: 30-36”

Planting depth: 1/4”

Exposure: full sun 

Plant spacing: 2-6”  

Approx seeds per packet: 100

How to sow: 

Direct sow in early spring as soon as the soil can be worked. May also be started indoors 4 weeks before last frost. Harden off and transplant outdoors. Pinching not necessary.


Harvest stems when seed pods have formed. May be used fresh or dried. 50-60 days to maturity.