Watercress is an aquatic plant species with the botanical name Nasturtium
officinale. This should not be confused with the quite different group of plants with
Or you can start a few plants indoors by sticking some store-bought leafy
watercress stems into moist potting soil. Just make sure you keep it well watered.
An attractive, succulent plant, watercress bears small, round, slightly scalloped
leaves, which, in summer, produce tiny white flowers that become small pods
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As long as you never let your plants dry out, there should be little for you to do
with your watercress plants until you want to start harvesting. Every 2 or 3 days, ...
Plant of the Week. Nasturtium officinale range map. USDA PLANTS Database.
Watercress (Nasturtium officinale). Photo by Dan Tenaglia, Missouriplants.com.
This super-healthy plant is full of many of the vitamins and minerals that your
body needs and will help to keep you in tiptop shape. The secret of growing ...
Sow watercress seed indoors in sunny location or under plant grow lights six
weeks before last frost. Watercress propagates well through stem cuttings.
Watercress is a free floating hollow stemmed plant. Its small, oval, deep green
succulent leaves carry high moisture content. Its leaves feature sharp, peppery ...
In its native habitat, watercress easily naturalises in springs, streams and even
boggy ground, a habit that makes it a particularly undemanding plant to grow in ...