Watercress is a perennial herb that has different culinary, decorative, and medicinal features. Watercress is a plant that naturally grows in water but can also be grown indoors in a container. This herb has a spicy taste and is used in various dishes. Let's find out how to grow, cultivate and care for watercress.
Watercress plants reach a height of 6 to 24 inches. It prefers rich and fertile soil. It requires large amounts of water. Watercress cultivated outdoors prefers full sun but can tolerate some shade.
Planting and propagation of watercress
Sow watercress seeds indoors in sunny location five weeks before last frost. Watercress also propagates well through stem cuttings. Seeds will germinate in 7 to 14 days. Watercress plants must be spaced 9 to 12 inches apart.
Care for watercress
Above average watering is required.
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