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Belle Isle Upland Cress

Original price $4.00 - Original price $4.00
Original price
$4.00 - $4.00
Current price $4.00

Barbarea verna - Hardy biennial salad green. Upland cress is a distinct species from garden cress. They form rosettes of broad spicy dark green leaves their first year, before flowering in their second year. Spicy when raw, but mild and almost spinach-like when cooked. Best sown in late summer for fall harvests, and they'll easily overwinter for early spring greens after the snow melts. More resistant to flea beetles than most brassicas are. They prefer plenty of soil moisture, although regular garden soil is fine. Named for an island off the coast of Newfoundland, where shipwrecked sailors famously survived off these wild greens. - 400+ seeds (1 g) 

-Grown by Olde Furrow Farm (Port Williams, NS)